As COP26 approaches, we're excited to bring you a special conference preview episode.

Climate change and Glasgow will be on the agenda in this week's podcast, which kicks off at the slightly later time of 4pm on The Herald's Facebook, Twitter and Youtube channels.

This week, host Brian Taylor will be joined by politicians from the SNP, Scottish Greens, Scottish Labour and the Scotland Office.

The panel is made up of the following:

  • Deidre Brock, SNP Environment Food Rural Affairs & COP26 spokesperson
  • Mark Ruskell, Scottish Greens Environment, Climate, Energy and Transport spokesperson
  • Monica Lennon, Scottish Labour spokesperson for net zero, energy and transport
  • Iain Stewart, Scotland Office Minister

At 4pm, you can tune in on our social media channels or watch live below.

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How can I listen to past episodes? 

There are a few ways you can listen to all the episodes of The Brian Taylor Podcast so far.

Apple Podcasts

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This podcast is also available on Spotify. This can be accessed via all devices, either through the Spotify app or the web player.

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Amazon Music

Great news for smart speaker owners - we're bringing you The Brian Taylor Podcast straight to Amazon music.

This means you can access it on your Amazon Alexa speaker or any other Amazon device.

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If you don't have Apple Podcasts or Spotify, don't worry. There's still a way to hear Brian's unrivalled political chatter.

You can listen on the Acast player here.