TO BE PUBLISHED October 2022
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This conference focuses on the way forward for achieving net-zero in Scotland, and a just transition.
Delegates will examine what is needed from policy and stakeholder action to create a process that puts the nation at the forefront of decarbonisation policy development and implementation, whilst addressing both the ambitions and concerns for key stakeholders.
The discussion takes place in the context of:
- COP26 and the Scottish Government’s commitment to net-zero emissions of all greenhouse gases by 2045
- plans to refresh its energy strategy
- the establishment of a new Just Transition Commission
Bringing together stakeholders and policymakers, sessions in the agenda focus on
- strategy and implementation - the pathway to meeting net-zero targets for Scotland - priorities for the Just Transition Commission
- a sustainable and just transition - understanding impact - providing certainty for businesses, local communities and consumers - growing the green economy and jobs market
- key sectors - infrastructure, agriculture and the environment - addressing climate adaptation and resilience challenges
- next steps - green energy rollout - developing low-carbon heat & transportation - supporting innovation and investment:
- tackling barriers - opportunities and key issues for the energy sector in achieving decarbonisation
- energy-efficient homes - the impact of the Heat and Buildings Strategy to date - what more needs to be done to reduce heat loss
- green travel - progress - opportunities - next steps
- implementation - reducing timescales - tackling barriers to innovation and development
- finance - funding - securing investment to help build a successful net-zero economy
- policy priorities - reaching net-zero and ensuring a Just Transition
We are very pleased to be able to include keynote sessions with David Mallon, Head of Climate Change Policy & Implementation Unit, The Scottish Government; and Professor Jim Skea, Chair, Just Transition Commission and Co-Chair, Working Group III (Mitigation), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The conference will be an opportunity for stakeholders to consider the issues alongside key policy officials who are due to attend from The Scottish Government, as well as from DAERA, NI; DIT; and the Welsh Government.