Green New Deal for the South West

What if we could tackle the climate crisis whilst at the same time creating an economy & society that works for everyone?

What could and should a Green New Deal for the South West look like? A cross-party series of debates organised by Molly Scott Cato MEP

 

With a Green New Deal for the South West we could transform our economy, create thousands of high quality jobs and help protect our environment for future generations.

Join South West Green MEP Molly Scott Cato and experts, cross-party politicians, and businesses from the region to explore and discuss what a Green New Deal for the South West could look like and how we can make it happen.

Join our FREE events in Truro, Bournemouth, Exeter, Swindon, Stroud, Bristol and Plymouth. We are adding more new events all the time so keep an eye out for more dates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For a PDF of the Green New Deal for the South west leaflet, click here: GND leaflet

 

 

 

 

 

 

7th September – Truro

This event will be part of the Cornwall Green Party’s annual conference, which is open to the public and contains talks on a variety of different topics. Molly will be speaking at 3:30pm on the Green New Deal, followed by a Q&A. More info and to register here.

 

12th September – Bournemouth

The event will take place  at the Shelley Theatre’s Mulberry Room (Shelley Manor, Beechwood Ave, Bournemouth BH5 1LX) at 19:00.On the panel will be:

Madeleine Greenhalgh, policy lead for Regen and the Electricity Storage Network;

Tahir Latif is a trade union and environmental activist, and is President of the PCS Aviation group;

Tony Greenham, Executive director of South West Mutual;

Dr Molly Scott Cato, economist and Green MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar.

 

The event will be chaired by Simon Bull. For more info and to register, click here.

 

26th September – Exeter

The event will take place in the Exeter Community Centre (17 Saint Davids Hill, Exeter, EX4 3RG) at 19:00. The panel will be chaired by Paul Nero, Managing Director of Radio Exe. 

Fernanda Balata, senior programme manager at the New Economics Foundation leading their ‘Blue New Deal’ work;

Jodie Giles who leads Regen’s community energy programmes & focuses on democratisation of our energy system;

Dr Molly Scott Cato, economist and Green MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar.

Ben Bradshaw, Labour Party MP for Exeter

To register and for more information, click here.

 

3rd October – Swindon

The event will take place in the Central Community Centre (Emlyn Square, Swindon, SN1 5BP) at 19:00. On the panel:

Frankie Mayo, Energy analyst at Regen UK, specialising in future energy scenarios

Wera Hobhouse, Liberal Democrat MP for Bath

Suzanne Jeffery is a trade unionist and chair of Campaign against Climate Change

Sarah Church, Labour Party PPC

Dr Molly Scott Cato, economist and Green MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar

 

To register and more information, click here.

 

17th October – Stroud

The event will take place in Lansdown Hall and Gallery (Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB) at 19:00, and will be chaired by Barbara Imrie. On the panel will be:

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion;

Jules Peck, Founding Director Avon Mutual Bank, Fellow New Economics foundation, Fellow Democracy Collaborative;

Matt Partridge is a onshore renewable energy expert, development director of REG Power Management, and has worked with RegenSW, RenewableUK, Ecotricity and more.

Dr Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar

 

More information and to register for free: Eventbrite page here.

 

18th October – Bristol

This event has been postponed, please keep an eye on this page for further information.

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