On the opening day of Labour Party conference, building on the momentum from the global climate strike, join the rally for Labour to adopt a radical Green New Deal.
The past twelve months has seen an explosion of radical climate organising in the UK. Labour for a Green New Deal will host this session, joined by Youth Strikes for Climate, to build a powerful grassroots movement demanding nothing short of economic transformation. This session is for anyone looking to link economic and climate justice campaigning and build connections between Labour and social movements.
From subsidies that support the fossil fuel and agri-business industries, to investor friendly trade treaties and carbon-intensive banking, our current economic system restricts movements toward climate justice. Explore the challenges of greening the economy and hear from US, Canadian, European and British activists trying to address these through their Green New Deals.
The Green New Deal has become a hot topic as a growing movement demands a plan for massive investment in green jobs. It’s a radical idea and its time has come. How do we make it happen? Join NEF for an exciting participatory workshop at Labour Party Conference in Brighton.
Over the past six months, the Young Fabians Environment Network has been bringing together young voices from across the left to share their ideas to tackle the climate crisis. This panel will explore the findings of Ways to Save the World including ideas for political transformation, nature-based solutions, climate justice and a circular economy.
Want to campaign for Labour but don't feel confident on the doorstep?
Want a refresher on Labour's Green Industrial Revolution pledges?
Want to start campaigning for the best candidate on climate justice in Sheffield?
Join them at their first meeting to organise and plan our local Labour for a Green New Deal campaign and strategy.
Focusing on educating and organising, the festival will feature panel discussions and workshops imagining what a greener, fairer Oxford would look like, and how we can get there.
Rebecca Long-Bailey, Labour Shadow Minister for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy would like to hear from the people of Cornwall.
Next meeting for Bristol and the West - campaigning for Labour for a Green New Deal. If you've not joined us yet come along!
A screening of Before the Flood followed by a panel discussion on the local potential of a radical Green New Deal. Speakers included Claudia Beamish, Scottish Labour’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Spokesperson
On Wednesday, MPs will vote on whether to declare a climate emergency. The first step to mitigating the worst impacts of climate change is making the government admit the scale and urgency of the situation. This is our chance to make that happen.
With the campaign for a Green New Deal in the United States gaining mass support & political momentum, what are the prospects for such a campaign in the UK, in the Labour party & in winning a social majority? Is the framework of the Green New Deal adequate to address the deep ecological crises we face? How can it deliver social justice for working class & marginalised people both in Britain and in the Global South?