How can we live more sustainably?

Together for a Fair Climate Future
Discussion 3: How can we live more sustainably?

Tuesday 20 April 2021
1:00 - 2:15 pm (1 hour 15 minutes)

Through the things we buy and the ways we live, everyone has a social and environmental impact. Even with the best intentions, it can be difficult to know what to do. This event explores actions individuals and communities can take to have the biggest positive effect in tackling climate change. Sharing ideas, knowledge and practical tips for sustainable living. Exploring what is the balance between individual response and wider actions needed by governments and businesses to change systems. Asking:

• How are we connected to the environment and other people through the things we buy and the ways we live, and what impact do our choices have?
• What actions can individuals and communities take to have the biggest positive effect in tackling climate change and social injustices?
• How do we ensure it’s easy and accessible to make sustainable choices?
• How can collaborative & collective actions help motivate and inspire change?
• What is the right balance between individual response and wider actions needed by governments and businesses to change systems?

Live Panellists: 
Jack Barrie – Circular Economy Policy Analyst, Zero Waste Scotland
Kareena Birla – Social and Climate Activist
Alice Farrell – Policy Advisor, Behavioural Insights Team
Angela Terry – Founder, One Home: Positive Solutions

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