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IPPR Environmental Justice Commission Final Report Launch

IPPR is delighted to invite you to the launch of the Environmental Justice Commision's final report.  This will take place on Wednesday 14th July at 09:00-11:30 (BST) on ZOOM.

The IPPR Environmental Justice Commission was established in May 2019 to develop a plan on how the UK could address the climate crisis and restore nature while also creating jobs, increasing fairness across society, and improving the quality of life for everyone across the UK.

Concluding two years of work, which has involved listening to experts, business leaders, trade unionists and civil society, and holding four citizens juries across the UK, the Commission will release its final report this summer. This will set out a vision for an economy that is clean, healthy and fair. Realising this ambition will require a fundamental redesign of our economic system and society, putting people and communities at the heart of the process.

Our launch event will be a key gathering in the lead-up to COP26 for those working to tackle the climate and nature crises. It will bring together politicians, policymakers, businesses, civil society groups and members of our citizens juries to discuss our final report.

Joining instructions can be found below, along with the full programme. Joining instructions will also be sent to you following registration.

Agenda:


09.00 – 09.05    Welcome: Carys Roberts, IPPR
09.05 – 09.15     Introduction: Co-Chairs EJC 
09.15 – 09.30     Presentation: Luke Murphy and Becca Massey-Chase, IPPR
09.30 - 09.35     Video: Introduced by Hilary Benn MP 
  
09.35 – 10.00     In discussion with the jurors: Four jurors will talk about their experiences and priorities following their involvement in the citizens juries.
  
Introduced and chaired by: Caroline Lucas MP 

10.00– 10.15    Break 

10.15– 11.25    Panel: What does a fair response to the climate and nature crises look like? 

  • Ed Miliband MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Isabella Gornall, Seahorse Environmental
  • Fatima Ibrahim, Green New Deal UK
  • Sam Hall, Conservative Envrionment Network
  • Paul Nowak, TUC
  • Angela Francis, WWF

Introduced and chaired by: Laura Sandys

11.25 – 11.30    Closing remarks: Hilary Benn MP 

11.30    Close 

Join the first session here and the second session here

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