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Climate Change: Myth, Morals, Money

Scotland's 2020 Climate Group

Monday, 28 April 2014 from 16:45 to 20:30 (BST)

Climate Change: Myth, Morals, Money

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2020 Climate Group Member Ended Free  
Associate e.g. have attended previous lectures Ended Free  
Guest Ended Free  

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Event Details

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.


Please bring your e-ticket with you to the lecture for registration. 

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.

Do you have questions about Climate Change: Myth, Morals, Money? Contact Scotland's 2020 Climate Group

When & Where

Saint Paul's and St George's Episcopal Church
10 Broughton St
EH1 3RH Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Monday, 28 April 2014 from 16:45 to 20:30 (BST)

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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. Since 2009 Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group has been an influential voice for business leaders committed to making Scotland a distinctive place for sustainable development. The Group provides 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 supported but the Scottish business community. Find out more about our work or get in touch with us on our website:

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