Climate Emergency Conference
September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm| £10
A one-day conference at Bloomsbury Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, for those looking to act on the climate emergency. Come along and find out what your council and community can do, bring along your ideas and learn from others how we can shift to a zero carbon economy and keep fossil fuels in the ground. What scale of change do we need? What would the benefits be for jobs and local economies?
This event is for councillors, council officers, community leaders and campaigners who want to turn a declaration of a climate emergency into plans for change.
Andrew Simms, (Rapid Transition Alliance) on the Climate Emergency
Paul Allen, (Centre for Alternative Technology) on Zero Carbon Britain
Jonathan Essex and Peter Sims, (Green House) on Climate Jobs
Sam Mason, (PCS Union) and Fatima Ibrahim (IPPR Environmental Justice Commission) on the need for a Just Transition
Yves Marignac, (Association négaWatt) on the Europe-wide transition
Nadine Andrews, (Green House) on Climate psychology & cultural shifts
Simon Pickering (Councillor, Stroud District Council) on reducing in-house emissions
Philip Webber (formerly of Kirklees Council) on street by street retrofit
Ian Christie (University of Surrey) on widening the coalition