San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
16:45 Arrival and registration
17:30 Welcome to the lecture - Ian Marchant, Chair of Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group
17:45 Keynote address - The Right Reverend James Jones
The Bishop will draw on his time as a parliamentary spokesperson on climate change for the Church of England, to speak about the moral implications for climate change and climate change justice. He will challenge us all to think about our carbon activities in relation to society as a whole and question where our responsibilities as Scottish citizens lie.
Following the lecture, we will have a stimulating panel discussion and an opportunity for delegates to pose questions to the panel.
18:30 Panel Discussion Chaired by Louise MacDonald, Chief Executive of Young Scot and Vice Chair of Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group
Zarina Ahmad, Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Sector Organisations (Scotland)
Ian Marchant, Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group
Alastair McIntosh, Independent Scholar, Activist, Writer and Broadcaster
Professor Michael Northcott, University of Edinburgh
Kate Rawles, Outdoor Philosopher and Author
Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for External Affairs and International Development
19:15 Closing Remarks - Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for External Affairs and International Development
19:30 Call for Action - Ian Marchant
19:45 Networking reception (20:30 close)
This lecture is the third in a series designed to support Scotland's 2020 Climate Group’s aim to bring together business, voluntary, academic and public sectors to share information and work towards a low carbon Scotland.
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Please note as this is a free event we expect high numbers of bookings. We would very much appreciate that if you are not longer able to attend, you give as much notice as possible so people on the waiting list may get the opportunity to attend.
When & Where
Scotland's 2020 Climate Group
Our vision is a stable, sustainable Scottish economy that supports Scotland’s ambitions as a world-leading low carbon country. Set up in 2009, Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group aims to be an influential voice for business leaders to engage in, making Scotland a distinctive place for sustainable development. Since 2009 the Group has provided a platform for key sectors in Scotland to learn and share best practice and to come together to optimise business performance and environmental impact. Our work is funded by the Scottish Government and by the Scottish business community – more information is available on our website: http://www.2020climategroup.org.uk/