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The COP Shop 03: Reasons to be optimistic

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Head of Climate Change at NatWest, James Close, joins Allister Thomas this week from Glasgow where he’s been for the whole of COP26, and, just returned from the floor to her offices in London, CEO of energy generation at Octopus, Zoisa North-Bond, joins them both – all to reflect on the only show in town.

Sponsored by NatWest, this mini-series aims to understand the issues and opportunities in energy and the energy transition, and what role green finance has in supporting and shaping that change, and with a lot of the narrative coming from the conference being a little downbeat, the team wanted to know: are there reasons to be optimistic about what COP26 has managed to achieve?

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