Events

Council’s Response to the Climate Emergency – a community perspective

Council’s Response to the Climate Emergency – a community perspective

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.

Citizen’s Assemblies/Jurys

Citizen’s Assemblies/Jurys

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...

Climate Emergency – online Community Engagement

Climate Emergency – online Community Engagement

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

Climate Change Citizen Assemblies & Juries

Climate Change Citizen Assemblies & Juries

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

Councils & Communities: Creating Partnerships for Climate Action

Councils & Communities: Creating Partnerships for Climate Action

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...

Climate Emergency Action Plans for 2 -Tier Local Authorities

Climate Emergency Action Plans for 2 -Tier Local Authorities

https://www.facebook.com/kevin.frea/videos/10156956306777175 Notes from this meeting Local government structures in the UK can cut across the many domains where climate action is needed. This web meetings, discussed how to co-ordinate action in 2-tier local...

Thriving Cities Initiative

Thriving Cities Initiative

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VfEmILp4Wo The Amsterdam City Doughnut - A Tool for Transformative Action

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