Kate Raworth (pictured) created the idea of "Doughnut Economics" and was one of the early speakers at recent day-long conference entitled 'Scotland's Countdown to COP26".
You can also see and hear Kate on this TEDx event.
More than 1000 participants were welcomed to the conference by Dr Martin Valenti from Scotland's national economic development agency, the Scottish Enterprise.
Dr Valenti encouraged people to be optimistic as if they were not, it was most likely they would be pessimistic. He added the climate was in a bad place at the moment and it needed our help.