ASP event on consumerism and climate change

20 July 2021: An incredibly lively event hosted by the Association of Sustainability Practitioners, of which I am a Director.

You can download my slides and see the recording of the presentations here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uNKf9bA6hI

Timing as follows:

6.30pm Introductions

  • Gwyn Jones, Director Association of Sustainability Practitioners
  • Robbie Gillett, Adfree Cities

6.45pm Speakers

  • Hannah Morris: Can consumption and production lessons, learnt from Covid-19, assist Pembrokeshire’s climate emergency policymaking?
  • Robert Barnard-Weston: How much are we, as a global culture, addicted to economic growth? How much does our economic system contribute to addiction in us as individuals?
  • Elizabeth Harrop: New report for Adfree Cities on how irresponsible advertising and consumerism violate the environment and international human rights law, & using that in advocacy.

7.20pm Discussion

  • Samuel Hyde, researcher for the At What Cost report launches the discussion (the discussion itself was not recorded)

8pm Close

 

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