Events

Here are Green House Think Tank organised events or events we have participating in.

Ciara Shannon

Woodhouse Colliery. The Carbon Carbuncle?

Please note that the event on May 12 2022, is now postponed until after the decision on the mine is announced by Michael Gove, Secretary of State of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. Controversial plans for Woodhouse Colliery, the UK's first new deep coal mine in 30 years in West



Green House Think Tank

Climate Reality – Facing Up or COPping Out?

Did COP26 face up to climate reality? We apply some tough tests to its outcomes, and think about the hard challenges ahead. Join Rupert Read, Elsie Luna and John Foster for a searching assessment from three different perspectives, followed by a lively discussion.



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A Green New Deal for Leeds City Region

The event will launch the report, A Green New Deal for Leeds City Region: GALBA's Vision for a Sustainable Local Economy which was written in collaboration with Green House and published by the Green European foundation



Peter Sims

COP26

Events in the Green Hub at COP26.



Jonathan Essex

Webinar: Overseas Development Finance and the Climate Emergency

As the COP26 Climate Summit approaches, join international development specialists, campaigners and politicians from Europe and the UK to discuss how aid and climate finance must change to support an equitable 1.5°C world.



Green House Think Tank

Reaching Zero Carbon Transport: What will it take?

Online event discussing what ‘zero carbon’ means for transport - and how we get there. Speakers include Natalie Bennett (Green Peer) and Professor Julian Allwood (University of Cambridge).This ​event was part of the Climate Emergency Economy Project and recording is available



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Green Jobs and Airport expansion

This online event heard from authors of the report, A Green New Deal for Gatwick along with trade unionists and local airport campaigners on how to challenge the local jobs case for airport expansion and make the case for a different route.



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Future Cities: Rethinking tomorrow

An online discussion about the future of cities and urban development, with Maya De Souza, Jonathan Essex, Duncan Baker-Brown and Rebecca Tunstall.



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Achieving zero carbon trade, investment and industry

At this online event some of the results from Green House's report Trade and Investment Requirements for Zero Carbon were presented, plus there were presentations by other partners in the Green European Foundation, Climate Emergency Economy project.



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COVID-19 and Facing up to Climate Reality

Online discussion about what the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts to contain it may mean for the climate and ecological crisis. With John Barry, Anne Chapman, John Foster, and Reinhard Loske.



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What now for Green Politics?

Online discussion on the future of the Green Movement with Rupert Read and John Foster



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Climate Jobs and a Just Transition: responding to our climate emergency

The final event of our Climate Jobs project for this year at which Jonathan Essex and Peter Sims will be presenting the results of our climate jobs modelling for Northern Ireland. This one day conference is organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of Green Foundation Ireland.