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‘A 20:20 Vision on Climate Change’ forum

Posted by East Suffolk Communications Team on 9 January 2020 | Comments

A free forum is taking place in Lowestoft next month to explore the challenges faced by climate change and the opportunities of working together to identify solutions to the changing environment.

The forum, titled ‘A 20:20 Vision on Climate Change’ aims to explore ideas for positive actions in the face of a changing climate and how communities, individuals and others can do their bit to take actions towards better, more sustainable ways of living while adapting to the impacts of climate change.

Organised by the East Suffolk Greenprint Forum and East Suffolk Council Environment Task Group and, the event will include talks from Cllr James Mallinder, East Suffolk’s Cabinet Member for the Environment, Tom Bryant from TFB Consulting and Ian Rowlands from Incredible Oceans as well as stalls promoting activities being carried out by local organisations and communities to reduce our environmental impact and adapt to the climate emergency

Cllr James Mallinder, East Suffolk’s Cabinet Member for the Environment, said:

“The climate emergency brings many challenges that we all need to adapt to but it also presents us with an opportunity to take a holistic look at the way we do things and consider positive changes to help us all live healthier, happier and more sustainable lives.

It is evident that we need a better future for the environment, and at this event we will seek to find sustainable actions to help us achieve this. Join us to discuss how we can all work together for make positive changes that will have a huge impact on our fragile environment.”

The event is taking place on Monday 3 February 6pm – 9pm (registration from 5:30pm) at Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0EQ and is open to everyone but spaces are limited and must be pre-booked by contacting the East Suffolk Greenprint Forum on greenissues@eastsuffolk.gov.uk or 01394 444747. Those attending the event are encouraged to car-share wherever possible.

If you would like to book a stall at the forum to promote the environmental activities taking place in your community or organisation, please contact the East Suffolk Greenprint Forum using the details above.

See more information about the forum and Greenprint