Phase 1 - Introduction to the Lambeth climate assembly
Session 1: 25th May 18:30 – 20:00 - Getting to know each other and climate change
Session 2: 27th May, 18:30 – 20:00 - Introduction to the Lambeth Climate Assembly
Speaker 1: Alice Bell from Possible
- What is climate change and why should we care?
- Why do we call it a climate crisis?
- What are we doing about it?
Speaker 2: Dr Neil Jennings, The Grantham Institute
- What are the co-benefits of climate action?
Speaker 3: Lambeth Council - Cllr Claire Holland
- Why a citizens assembly and why now?
- What is the situation in Lambeth?
- What commitments have been made?
Session 3: 1st June, 18:30 – 20:00 - Reflecting on climate change/crisis at national and local levels
Session 4: 3rd June, 18:30 – 20:00 - The social science of climate change
Speaker 1: Tessa Khan, Uplift
- What does climate justice mean?
- Why does the UK has a historic responsibility to act?
Speaker 2: Professor Vanesa Castan Broto, University of Sheffield
- What does a just transition mean and why is it important?
Speaker 3: Hannah Jameson, Lambeth Council, Assistant Director for Sustainable Development and Climate Change Response
- What can be done in relation to transport?
- What can businesses do?
- What can people do in the home?
Phase 2: The local picture
Session 5 - 8th June, 18:30 – 20:00 - Responding to climate change / crisis in Lambeth
Session 6 - 10th June, 18:30 – 20:00 - Transport, domestic and commercial part 1
Tim Schwanen, Director of the Transport Studies Unit & Professor of Transport Studies and Geography in the School of Geography and the Environment
Sam Longhorn, Head of Corporate Environment, Transport for London
Rob Whitehead, Director of Strategic Projects, Centre for London
Sam Kimmins, Head of RE100, The Climate Group
Lauren Snoxell, Senior Policy Researcher, Citizens' Advice
Afsheen Rasid, Co-Founder, Repowering London
Matt Copeland, NEA - Action on Warm Homes
Session 7 - 15th June, 18:30 – 20:00 - Transport, domestic and commercial part 2
Session 8 - 17th June, 18:30 – 20:00 - The local level
Bex Trevalyan, Founder, Library of Things
Nick Amin & Kate Crawford, Transition Town Brixton
Prisca & Jeminat from Lambeth Youth Council
Phase 3: Recommendations
Session 9 - 29th June, 18:30 – 20:00 - Ideas to address climate change / crisis in Lambeth fairly, effectively and quickly
Session 10 - 3rd July, 10:00 – 15:00 - Recommendations on how we can address the climate crisis in Lambeth fairly, effectively and quickly