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Fighting the Climate Emergency

  • St Mary in the Castle Pelham Crescent TN34 3AF United Kingdom (map)

On 8th October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a vital report on the state of climate science. They warned that if the planet warmed by 1.5C there would be some devastating consequences, such as the loss of most coral reefs, and increased extreme weather such as heatwaves and floods. Yet the consequences of allowing 2C warming would be truly catastrophic. Given that the planet is currently heading for 3-4C warming, keeping to 1.5C requires a radical shift across across energy, land, industrial, urban and other systems to reduce emissions, unprecedented in history for its speed.

To address this, Momentum Hastings have assembled a panel featuring Andrea Grainger (Red Green Labour), Dr Larch Maxey (Extinction Rebellion), Maya Evans (Climate Change Champion, HBC) and Richard Watson (Energise Sussex Coast) to discuss ecological limits to growth, alternatives to capitalism that don't rely on growth, what Extinction Rebellion are doing and how to participate, and how we can all make a difference locally.

This is a free event but donations to Momentum Hastings are welcome.

The venue is fully-accessible and sells a wide range of vegan food and drinks.

Earlier Event: July 28
New Rebel INTRODUCTION
Later Event: August 17
XR Social