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Degrowth and/or Green New Deal?

Saturday 25th September3pm4:30pm
Old Steine Gardens - North Tent

The most successful of recent climate solutions have been the global campaign for a Green New Deal and also the Degrowth movement. But are we sending mixed messages, undermining each others’ work, or can these two streams of progressive environmentalism be reconciled?


Chris is Labour for a Green New Deal's co-director for Campaigns & Organising.

Harpreet Kaur Paul is a Policy & Campaigns Researcher and Strategist. She qualified as a solicitor (England & Wales) in 2010 and then went on to work at REDRESS (on anti-torture litigation), Amnesty International (as the Deputy Representative to the UN in New York) and People & Planet (as a Director leading student mobilising and campaigning on climate change, workers' rights and migrants' rights). Earlier this year, she wrote the report Market solutions to help climate victims fail human rights test for ActionAid.

Gareth Dale teaches politics at Brunel University. He has written on degrowth and the Green New Deal for Spectre and for The Ecologist.

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Lipman Miliband TrustRosa Luxemburg Stiftung LondonBarry Amiel & Norman Melburn Trust
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