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Rathbones has partnered with 5×15, one of London’s leading cultural events organisations, to bring you a series of online Zoom talks on climate change and to ask the questions that need to be answered. The talks will feature a panel of renowned journalists, professors, activists, economists and policy advisers and will be chaired by Baroness Rosie Boycott.
The Earth Convention – Time for a reset?
Wednesday 23 September 2020, 6 – 7:30pm
For the opening event of the Earth Convention series from 5 x 15 and Rathbones, we look at whether the COVID-19 crisis could be a defining moment in the fight against climate change.
Juliet Davenport – Founder and CEO of Good Energy
James Thornton – Founding CEO of ClientEarth
Christiana Figueres – Costa Rican diplomat and former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
Tom Rivett-Carnac – Former Senior Political Strategist at the UN
The Earth Convention – Green Transition: energy and finance
Wednesday 14 October 2020, 6 – 7:30pm
For the second event in the Earth Convention series from 5×15 and Rathbones, we look at creating a green transition in energy and finance.
Jonathan Porritt – Co-founder of Forum for the Future, is an eminent writer, broadcaster and campaigner on sustainable development
Matt Crossman – Stewardship director, Rathbones
Farhana Yamin – Environmental lawyer, climate change and development policy expert
Mike Berners-Lee – Professor of Sustainability at Lancaster University
The Earth Convention – Consumers: fast fashion, manufacturing and plastics
Wednesday 18 November 2020, 6 – 7:30pm
The third event in the Earth Convention series from 5×15 and Rathbones is all about consumers and manufacturing – our consumption patterns and the supply chains that feed them.
Lucy Siegle – Writer and broadcaster on nature and climate
Steve Evans – Professor and Director of Research in Industrial Sustainability, Cambridge University
Dieter Helm – Professor of Economic Policy at Oxford University and Fellow in Economics at New College, Oxford
Miatta Fanbulleh – Chief Executive of the New Economics Foundation
To book for any of these events, please click here.