COP26: Enhancing ambition on climate change in cities and regions

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The one-hour event will feature a lively and engaging panel discussion on how cities and regions can drive local ambition and action, highlighting the collaboration between city, regional and national governments required for success. 

Senior representatives will showcase action, not just targets and talk, across four initiatives:

•    Implementing a Net Zero Wales 

•    Net zero strategy for the City of London 

•    Coordinated climate action in Mexico: Guadalajara’s pathway to carbon neutrality 

•    Driving climate action in China’s cities 


•    Lee Waters, Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Welsh Government

•    Alison Gowman, Alderman and Sheriff, City of London

•    Mario Ramón Silva Rodríguez, General Director, Instituto de Planeación y Gestión del Desarrollo del Área Metropolitana de Guadalajara (IMEPLAN) / Institute for Planning and Development Management of the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara (IMEPLAN) 

•    Lu Sun, Head of Climate Action Planning, C40 Cities

•    Poppy Potter, Associate Director, the Carbon Trust


The Carbon Trust has two decades of experience working with public sector organisations in the UK and around the world, helping to raise ambition on climate action and develop and implement climate action plans.

We invite anyone to attend to has an interest in:

•    How cities and regions can get on a pathway towards net zero setting science-based or net zero targets

•    Developing local energy markets

•    Creating community partnerships or joint ventures 

Join us live

The event will be publicly live streamed on the dedicated COP26 YouTube channel. 

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