Register for free here. Join N8 AgriFood Knowledge Exchange Fellow Dr Rachel Marshall from Lancaster University to explore the health, environmental, social and economic impacts of local food systems. As part of the launch of N8 AgriFood's Food Systems Policy Hub,...
Where are we on building a sustainable, resilient and healthy post COVID-19 world for people and nature? About this Event With calls for ‘Build Back Better’ and the release of the World Wildlife Fund’s latest ‘Living Planet’ report in September, highlighting the...
Has your organisation declared a Climate (and Ecological) Emergency, committing to radically reduce its emissions and...
What are community responses to Climate Emergency declarations?
1pm 13th July 2020
This fourth session will include contributions from::
Rowan McLaughlin, XR
Shana Tufail, SDGs for Camden
Geoff Barnard, South East Climate Alliance
Youth representatives & others tbc.
Followed by a discussion.
https://www.facebook.com/climateemergency/videos/629893401068204/ There’s now a fair bit of experience with citizens assemblies or juries, in a range of formats, nationally and more locally based. What have we learned? Here’s one recent summary of how to do it from...
1pm July 6th 2020. What tools and strategies are the most effective in engaging with citizens on issues especially relating to climate change?
The Covid-19 crisis has moved meetings and conversations online. The future is likely to include a mix of in person and online communication. What tools and strategies are the most effective in engaging with citizens?
Speakers: Lora Botev, CitizenLab A citizen engagement platform for local governments.
Louise Crow, My Society Digital Tools for democratic participation
Other speakers tbc
1pm 29th June
A number of Councils, and the UK Parliament, have held Citizen Assemblies or Juries to address the Climate Emergency.
Speakers: Peter Bryant, Director Shared Future Citizen Juries & Climate Change Peter has led Citizen Juries at Leeds and Lancaster.
Professor Rebecca Willis, Expert Lead Climate Assembly UK The Democratic Challenge of Climate Change
Louise Crow, My Society ‘Our experience supporting the recent UK Climate Assembly for Parliament, and wider research into the use of digital tools for supporting citizen assemblies.’
A Council/participants perspective tba
https://www.facebook.com/climateemergency/videos/2693174384339969 As Councils are directly responsible for a tiny fraction of carbon emissions, it's vital for the success of getting to zero carbon that they work together with their local communities. This was the...