The LGA Podcast


Local Action For Our Environment: Public engagement challenges – inform and educate

Season 1, Ep. 3

The Climate Change Committee said that the public needs access to trusted information about the decisions being made in the transition to net zero, the reasoning behind and impact of these decisions, and the choices available at critical decision points.

This episode will discuss where the current knowledge gap is, how we can fix it, and how Nottingham City Council have been successful in communicating about climate change effectively.

Guest speakers:

  • Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh, Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations.
  • Chris Common, Carbon Neutral Policy Manager, Nottingham City Council

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