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Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group

‘Climate Change: Myths, Morals, Money’ 


Monday 28 April 2014
St. Paul’s and St. George’s Church
Edinburgh EH1 3RH

IET Scotland Members are cordially invited to the third lecture in a series organised by Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group, ‘Climate Change: Myths, Morals, Money’ to be held on Monday, 28 April, 2014 at St. Paul’s & St. George’s Church in Edinburgh.
 
The lecture will feature The Right Reverend James Jones, former Bishop of Liverpool.
 
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, Chaired by Louise MacDonald, Chief Executive of YoungScot and Vice Chair of the Group. It will offer an opportunity for delegates to pose questions to panel members listed below:
  • 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
 
The 2020 Climate Group lecture series is designed to bring together business, voluntary, academic and public sectors to share information and work towards a low carbon Scotland.  The 2020 Climate Group hope you will be able to attend and look forward to seeing you there.
Date 28th April 2014
Time 1645-2030
Cost: Free event (please note places are limited and entry is by prior registration only)

 

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