Former UK chief scientific adviser Sir Ian Boyd will co-chair the group with the First Minister.
Restrictions on travel to the UK and rules on quarantine and self-isolation will be reduced for thousands attending summit.
The Discovery Point attraction in Dundee is halfway through a drive for funding for the £12m project.
The Labour leader said the UK had to 'lead by example' ahead of the COP26 climate conference later this year.
The Green Growth Accelerator will speed up low carbon infrastructure projects across the country.
Alison Johnstone is the first MSP from the Scottish Greens to take on the presiding officer role.
Around 20 activists from Extinction Rebellion Scotland and Glasgow Calls Out Polluters are at the SSE gas power station.
Inter-connected woodlands will be created across the city of Glasgow and surrounding local authority areas.
A Glasgow City Council committee heard the climate summit would go ahead in person or be delayed.
The figures were revealed in a new review of the offshore energy sector in the UK produced by experts at Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University.
Australian Sacha Dench will take off from Glasgow in an adapted electric paramotor for flight around mainland Britain.
The Just Transition Commission was set up to look at how the Scottish Government could meet climate change targets.
Up to a quarter of Scotland is covered in peat soil, which can capture and store up to 1.6 billion tonnes of carbon.
Friends of the Earth Scotland, the Existing Homes Alliance and the Living Rent campaign group joined forces.
The Woodland Trust has granted £400,000 to help reduce climate change by 2032.
Friends of the Earth Scotland accuse ministers of 'flawed thinking' and 'unjustified optimism' over their proposals.
United Nations COP26 event takes place at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow from November 1 to 12.
COP26, due to be held in Glasgow in November, will be the largest summit the UK has ever hosted.
A report noted that there have been a number of opportunities to accelerate action that have been missed.
More than 40,000 Scots took to the streets one year ago to demand urgent action to reduce carbon emissions.