Panel: Are cities the new front line in combatting climate change?

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Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel - Coast Room 1

149 Kings Road

Brighton

BN1 2PP

United Kingdom

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This fringe event hosted by Policy@Manchester at the Labour Party Conference is free to attend and outside the secure zone - a conference pass is not required


An increasing number of cities and regions are declaring climate emergencies and adopting ambitious targets for reducing carbon emissions. But is enough being done to support these local action on the national scale? Can devolution and the activities in cities like Manchester help meet our national 2050 net zero target?

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  • Andrew Carter - Chief Executive, Centre for Cities (Chair)

  • Stephen Morgan MP, Shadow Minister for Local Government, Communities

  • Matthew Fell - UK Chief Policy Officer, Confederation of British Industry

  • Dr Sarah Mander - Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

  • Alasdair Roxburgh, Director of Communities and Networks, Friends of the Earth

  • Joe Dutton, Policy Advisor, E3G

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Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel - Coast Room 1

149 Kings Road

Brighton

BN1 2PP

United Kingdom

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