Past Events

During COP26, the Scottish Government and partners hosted an exciting programme of fully digital events to showcase the best of Scotland's climate action. Select 'Watch Again' to check out the recordings from those sessions below.


01 September 2021
-01 July 2022

Climate Beacons for COP26

Hybrid Event Various locations

Art and cultural organisations across the country are collaborating with environmental organisations to develop a range of creative activities across seven…

16 September 2021

Climate Emergency Introduction Webinar

14:00 - 15:00
Online Event Online

Join Keep Scotland Beautiful for this informative webinar where we’ll demystify the jargon and explore the basics of climate change.

18 September 2021
-26 September 2021

Climate Fringe Week

All Day Event
Hybrid Event Various

Climate Fringe Week is Scotland’s biggest call for action on climate change ahead of COP26, and will take place from 18-26 September 2021.

20 September 2021
-26 September 2021

Climate Week NYC 2021: Getting it done

Hybrid Event Online and New York

Climate Week NYC is a global opportunity to come together to accelerate climate action and assess progress ahead of COP26.  More details about The Hub Live…

23 September 2021

Book launch: 'Climate Adaptation: Accounts of Resilience, Self Sufficiency & Systems Change'

16:00 - 17:00
Online Event Online

‘Climate Adaptation’ features case studies from authors around the world, each showcasing how climate change has affected their local areas and how they…

24 September 2021
-03 December 2021

Culture at COP Programme of Events

All Day Event
Hybrid Event Across Scotland

Discover the range of culture, heritage and arts events taking place across Scotland in the run up to COP26 and beyond.

30 September 2021

Green Tourism: Supporting Edinburgh's Journey to Net-Zero

9:30 - 11:30
Online Event Online

This panel event, hosted in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council, forms part of our COP26 events programme for the city.

07 October 2021

Facing The Crisis – Online Climate Impacts Exhibition Launch

13:00 - 14:30
Online Event Online

Join us for an interactive launch event for our new digital exhibition exploring the impacts of the climate crisis.

11 October 2021
-12 October 2021

Demonstrator and Showcase Event - Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc

8:30 - 16:30
In-Person Event Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc, Dundee

The event will showcase the products, technologies and services of the future, within the Sustainable Mobility and Decarbonisation sectors.

12 October 2021
-15 October 2021

Countdown: To a Better Future (

Online Event Edinburgh International Conference Center

The Countdown Summit will bring together 1,000 leaders in Edinburgh, Scotland, in October, as TED speakers share a blueprint for a beautiful net-zero future…