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Show the Love 2021 – The Climate Crisis in Essex – 11& 12 February
February 11 @ 7:00 pmFree
We very much hope you will join us to hear our inspiring speakers at this year’s Show the Love Zoom meeting.
This is a great opportunity for us all, not just to learn more about the climate crisis and what we can do to help, but to make it clear to our MPs that we expect them to take immediate and effective action to protect the natural world, and our, and our children’s, futures. We can all make the difference, just by being there. There will be three different sessions over 2 days.
7pm-8.30pm Thursday 11th February
Alex Burghart MP from Brentwood will chair our first session. He is Parliamentary Private Secretary to Boris Johnson, and can really influence him, so that session will be “The UK’s Path to Net Zero”, looking at which policies we need the Government to put in place now to protect the world for our children now and throughout their lifetimes. Speakers are Jenny Hill from The Committee on Climate Change and Doug Parr, Chief Scientist, Greenpeace.
10.30am-12 midday Friday 12th February
Kemi Badenoch MP for Saffron Walden will chair our second session. She is a junior Minister working with Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, so her session will cover “Green Finance, Spending and Resilient Growth”. Gareth Redmond-Hill, Head of Climate Change, WWF, will put forward the WWF plan to protect biodiversity and cut emissions.
2pm-3.30pm Friday 12th February
James Cleverly MP, Braintree, will chair our third session. He is Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, so his session will discuss “The Role of the UK in a Global Crisis”, looking at whether, and how, we should spend overseas aid, and how the climate crisis will affect the migration we are already seeing from that area. Neil Thorns, Chair, Climate Coalition and Director, CAFOD will speak on the role of the UK.
You don’t need to live in Brentwood, Saffron Walden or Braintree to take part. All are welcome, please invite your friends and family, and you are most welcome to join every session. All sessions are free, please register, either by emailing EssexClimate@gmail.com for more information, or through Eventbrite, by searching for Show the Love on 11th and 12th February.