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Dave Waltham COP26
17th September 2021

September meeting Tues 21st

It’s only six weeks until COP26 – the postponed 2020 UN conference on climate change in Glasgow. The chips are down to reduce emissions and save our liveable climate. Of course there are all sorts of ways reduce emissions, but cutting out greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels will do a big chunk of…

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National meeting: Tuesday 15th June 2021 8pm (via Zoom) Panel: Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Kremer, Brian Utton and Prof. Dave Waltham How could the oil industry help decarbonise the global economy? Oil has shareholders, pension funds invested in it and enjoys the world’s biggest profits – it isn’t going to fade away. There are committed assets…

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Speaker Kevin Frea (Climate Emergency UK), Tuesday 16th March, 8pm With local elections coming up, how do we engage local councillors in climate action? Some have asked: should we focus our action on local councils? Although MPs directly have influence on national policy (and we are asking for a national policy on greenhouse gas emissions)…

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Making fossil fuels more expensive can look like a difficult and unpopular decision for the government to have to make, but it will be necessary if we are to get rid of the worst offenders of greenhouse gas emissions and fix climate chaos. At our September 2020 monthly online meeting, Josh Burke (London School of…

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Ed Hopkins on his Zoom call
6th July 2020

How to use the media

Ed Hopkins, from Dark Green PR, shared how CCL UK can use the national media to increase awareness of climate income and support its lobbying of MPs. Click for the video recording from the last monthly meeting (available until 20 July 2020). Here is the recording of the chat. There were no slides so it…

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Ed Hopkins, from Dark Green PR, joins our June national online meeting. He asks: what is the CCL/climate income story and to whom do we tell it? Getting our message right is vital, especially for a policy-orientated organisation such as ours. How do we talk to them and what do we say? And who/where do…

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Victoria Gill, BBC journalist and TED speaker, took us through the conservation of the achoque, a type of axolotl or salamander, unique to Lake Patzcuaro, Mexico, in the May monthly meeting. The lake is clogged with pollution and the achoque is not doing well, however, the Sisters of the Immaculate Health, a local order of…

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Back in March (pre-CV), BBC journalist, Victoria Gill, gave a fascinating and uplifting TED talk. The subject was the potential extinction of the Mexican axolotl, a type of salamander. To save the axolotl, the scientists had to work with a local order of nuns, a lesson on the role of humility and lack of hubris.…

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Tuesday 17th March: The speaker for March online monthly meeting is Sarah Robinson from Hope for the Future, an organisation which specialises in training people to work with their MPs on climate change. Suitable for beginners to the experienced, Sarah will focus on the current political landscape. In particular, she will show how we can…

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14th February 2020

Monthly meeting 18th Feb

We’re attracting many new members each month so now seemed a good time to catch up on a few core CCL things:- 7.30pm – What’s climate income (or carbon fee and dividend)? 8pm – Making friends with your MP 8.30pm – buddying up members and starting a new group Looking forward to seeing you online!…