Monday, April 09, 2007

INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CONFERENCE Saturday May 12th and Sunday may 13th

Just recieved this from CaCC, looks like an interesting one! I`ve been helping with one of the sessions actually, which should be great...just trying to get that last confirmation!

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Campaign against Climate Change
INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CONFERENCE


Saturday May 12th and Sunday May 13th , 2007
At the London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2

Organised by the Campaign against Climate Change with the London School of Economics and Political Science

The biggest climate change talk-in, learn-in and plan-for-action of the year !

Following the great success of our Conference last year - now with an international flavour !


Speakers include Colin Challen MP (Lab); Norman Baker MP (Lib Dem); Jean Lambert MEP (Green); Ashok Sinha, Director ‘Stop Climate Chaos’; Mark Lynas; George Marshall, Co-direcor COIN; Hans-Josef Fell, German Green MP ; Agnes de Rooij, Greenpeace International; Benedict Southworth, Director World Development Movement; Oras Tykynnen, Finnish Green MP; Mayer Hillman, Policy Studies Institute; Matthias Seiche, FOE Germany; Sible Schone, Hier Kampagne Netherlands, Panu Laturi, European Greens Campaigns Director; Amit Srivistava, India Resource Centre; Andrew Simms, New Economics Foundation; Joss Garman, Plane Stupid; David Wasdell, Meridian Project; Dr Stuart Parkinson, Director, Scientists for Global Responsibility; Mark Bossanyi, Climate Action Bulgaria Coalition; Ichin Cheng, Taiwan Climate Campaign; Sharon Looremeta, Practical Action Kenya; Dr David Fleming; Mayte Blasco NOE2, Switzerland; Jason Torrance, Transport 2000; Mike Fairchild, Stop Stansted Expansion; Judith Kill, FERN; Dr Cath Long, Rainforest Foundation; Paige Mitchell, Slower Speeds; Marion Birch, MEDAC; John Lanchbery, RSPB; Larry Lohman, Corner House; Kevin Smith, Carbon Trade Watch; Almuth Ernsting, Biofuel Watch; Claire Fauset, Paul Morozzo, ‘Climate Camp’; Phil Thornhill, Coordinator CCC; Dave Hampton, Carbon Coach; Global Commons Institute; Muzammal Hussain, London Islamic Network for the Environment; Christian Ecology Link; Vivie Cato, ‘Big Green Jewish Website’; Mark Williamson,‘What You Can Do’; Dr Susan Roaf; Mark Brown, Rising Tide; Paul Mobbs; Chris Rose,‘campaignstrategy.org’; Jonathan Neale; Guy Taylor, Globalise Resistance; Futerra; Planet Positive; Gerry Wolff, TREC; Airport Watch; FOE, and more....

2 Major plenaries: ‘The Need for Action’ on Saturday & ‘Climate Campaigning around the World’ on Sunday.

Seminars & workshops on: Climate Science ‘How bad, how fast?’; Climate Change and Developemnt; Is Climate Change now the World’s Greatest Human Rights issue? Green Taxes vs Carbon Rationing; CC & Aviation; CC & Transport; Solutions; Raising Awareness in Eastern Europe; CC & workers rights; Personal action; Contraction & Convergence; CC& Health; CC & Faith; Can we avoid dangerous CC & maintain growth ?; Carbon Trading; CC & Biodiversity; Bio-fuels; Future of Coal; Climate Disinformation; Nuclear: another energy is possible;CC & Deforestation; CC & the GLA; Peak Oil; Carbon Trading; How to get a strong Climate Bill; How to get the US involved in the Kyoto Process; The Climate Camp; and more....

including 'Climate Change Teach-in for Children' with Kyla Davis

Provisional Timetable

Saturday

09.00 - 10.00 Registration.
10.00 - 10.30 Introduction/Welcome
10.30 - 12.00 Seminar Session 1
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch Break
13.00 - 14.30 Plenary 1
14.30 - 14.45 Coffee Break
14.45 - 16.15 Seminar Session 2
16.15 - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 - 18.00 Build up for the Global Demonstrations December 2007

18.00 - 21.00 Drinks/Social at the 'Square Pig' Pub
21.00 - late Party/Music at the 'Square Pig' Pub

Sunday

10.00 - 12.00 Plenary 2 (International)
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.30 Seminar Session 3
14.30 - 14.45 Coffee Break
14.45 - 16.15 Seminar session 4
16.15 - 17.00 Coffee and Farewell



Check www.campaigncc.org for updates ………

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