Face The Facts series launched in the run-up to COP26

Face The Facts — Meet some of Scotland’s leading climate researchers talking about their work in the lead up to the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26. The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties COP26 in Glasgow on 1–12 November 2021. The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scottish Science Advisory Council and Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society, are collaborating for Face The Facts to help highlight Scottish research and science and its contribution to understanding and tackling climate change. A broad range of researchers and practitioners in Scotland whose work relates to the Earth’s climate are being interviewed in the lead up to COP26.

 

View the video series on the RSE YouTube


Face The Facts


Marian Scott is Professor of Environmental Statistics in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Glasgow; an elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), a chartered statistician of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and a member of the SSAC.


Dr Sandro Carnicelli is the Marketing, Events and Tourism Unit Leader at the University of the West of Scotland, UK and is a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland.

Read his ‘Degrowing Tourism’ paper.


Dr Leslie Mabon is a Senior Lecturer in Social Science at the Scottish Association for Marine ScienceUniversity of the Highlands and Islands. He is a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland, and a Future Earth Coasts Fellow.