Programme
Liverpool on the Climate Frontline
Black-E Studio
25.09.2022
5:30PM – 7PM
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Local communities in Liverpool City Region are ramping up the resistance for Climate Justice. Frontline communities are organising to stop fossil-fuel intensive projects locally & bringing forward inclusive activism. As TWT visits Liverpool, come & hear from local activists and their campaigns.

Speakers

Jane is one of the founder of the Save Oglet Shore & Greenbelt campaign that opposes the expansion of Liverpool airport in the deprived area of Speke, South Liverpool.

Laurie is a 15 year-old school student and part of Liverpool Youth Strike For Climate. He is also a keen artist and supported other local climate campaigns.

Rhona was one of the coordinators of the Liverpool City Region Climate Justice Coalition, implementing a local hub and co-organising the COP26 march and rally. She is a Trade Unionist who has been active in UCU and is currently a Unite Community member. She is also a junior member of the Merseyside Pensioner's Association and is a member of Friends of the Earth.

Kate is one of the lead campaigner for the Save Rimrose Valley campaign, opposing a dual carriage way planned to link up the Port of Liverpool to the motorway in North Liverpool. If built, it will rip up the heart of the local Rimrose Valley and create huge increase in pollution.

Natasha is a Labour Party local councillor for Sefton Council and part of Green New Deal Rising and Merseyside Black Lives Matter Alliance.

Paul is one of the coordinators of the HyNot campaign - a cross groups alliance in Liverpool City Region to stop the controversial blue hydrogen project called HyNet, headed by the italian Fossil Fuel company ENI. He is also a member of XR Cheshire, Just Stop Oil and a Green Party councilor for Cheshire West.

Clara is one of the organiser of TWT Climate Stream and a member of Unite the Union. She has 15 years of experience in linking up climate and trade union activists and is working to involve finance/insurance workers and their union into campaigns against major oil & gas projects

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