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Unlocking the missing middle: How local finance hubs can supercharge green investment

Financial institutions want to invest in net zero projects. Councils want to attract investment. The UK government is committed to net-zero by 2050. What’s missing to make this happen?

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COP26 reflections and resources

Two months on from COP26, delve into reflections and resources from across the ECCI network, including event videos, Q+A session recordings, blogs and podcasts.

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From large funding successes, through visits by Heads of State, to COP26 in Glasgow and sustained collaborations with national governments and agencies.

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Meet ECCI’s newest team member: Carbon Analyst Kira Myers

Kira is helping ECCI be part of delivering ambitious climate targets in Edinburgh and Scotland, through partnership projects and programmes such as the Carbon Scenario Tool pathfinder project.

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Climate Beacons for COP26: December 2021 update

Climate Beacons for COP26 is a Scotland-wide collaborative climate and culture project in the lead-up to and following COP26.

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Was COP26 a success?

ECCI director Prof Dave Reay offers his reflections on the two-week long conference and implications for the host nation.

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Green Career Pathways: Watch the event

Watch the recording of our Green Career Pathways event - recorded at COP26 on Sunday 7 November 2021

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New report: Local Authority Contributions to Net Zero by ECCI and UK100

UK100 seeks to devise and implement plans for the transition to clean energy that are ambitious, cost effective and take the public and business with them.

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ECCI start-up alumni win big at Scottish Edge net zero pitch at COP26

The biggest winner at the final was ECCI-alum Faisal Ghani, who was awarded £100,000 for his solar technology business SolarisKit.

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Across the board approach to climate education will prepare learners

The bold, rapid action needed to tackle the climate and ecological crisis presents an unparalleled opportunity for higher education institutions, argues COP26 Universities Network.

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