Chris Saltmarsh joined the ‘Towards a Green New Deal’ panel at London Young Labour and Imperial College Labour Society’s Political Economy Conference. He spoke alongside Laurie Laybourn-Langton and Leonie Cooper AM about the need for a transformative Green New Deal that takes on the fossil fuel industry.
Our campaign member Toby Mckenzie-Barnes co-organised a conference on climate justice and the labour movement, with speakers including Shadow Minister for Sustainable Economics Clive Lewis MP. Dozens of people came together in Sheffield to discuss and plan an eco-socialist future. Our campaign member Chris Saltmarsh wrote it all up for Bright Green: http://bright-green.org/2019/03/05/building-hegemony-for-climate-justice-tales-from-sheffield/
Hundreds of people came along to hear from inspirational speakers like Rebecca Long-Bailey MP and US Green New Deal Adviser Zack Exley about about how we can build a Green New Deal for the Many here in the UK. Our campaign members were involved, with Clare Hymer speaking on behalf of our campaign and Chris Saltmarsh writing up the event for Bright Green: http://bright-green.org/2019/02/15/6-things-we-learned-at-building-a-green-new-deal-for-the-many/