How Can You Talk about Climate at a Time Like This?

Start: Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:30 PM Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London (GMT+00:00)

End: Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:30 AM Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London (GMT+00:00)

How do we think about climate while our government and our health workers are focused on the immediate threat of covoid-19?

When we are all pulling together to ensure that the most vulnerable members of our are society being protected how do we talk about how climate and biodiversity breakdown remains the context for all our collective challenges?

Should we still contact our politicians to push for fairer and faster climate action?

How do we rebuild our societies after this in a healthy, fair, sustainable way?

Please join us online on Thursday 26th March 5.30pm - 6.30pm to discuss this with climate policy experts Sadhbh O'Neill (Stop Climate Chaos) and Cliona Sharkey (Trocaire).

Register here to receive a link to the webinar.


Solidarity actions

Here's one way to support frontline health workers.

Here's one way to support those in direct provision who in most cases cannot self isolate due to overcrowded living conditions

Here are some resources

[1] https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/24/covid-19-economic-rescue-plans-must-be-green-say-environmentalists

https://medium.com/@n_thanki/this-is-it-eff5ff3324ec

https://granthaminstitute.com/2020/03/17/coronavirus-and-climate-change-there-is-much-uncertainty-and-much-to-play-for/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/03/17/governments-historic-opportunity-accelerate-clean-energy-transition-iea-says/

https://www.jcfj.ie/2020/03/19/globalemergencies/

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/sr-stan-out-of-disaster-and-despair-good-can-emerge-1.4207938

https://www.uplift.ie/2020/03/20/how-to-talk-about-covid-19/


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