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Politics of Climate Change

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  • Date 13 Nov 2019
  • Time 1:30pm - 5.30pm
  • Category Seminar

A critical analysis and discussion on why the US climate movement has failed to achieve its political goals.

Location:

Cass Executive Education Center

200 Aldersgate St

London EC1A 4HD

 

Hosted by CRIS and ETHOS research centers

 

Introduction of the research centers, the event and the first speaker: Giana Eckhardt, Professor of Marketing, Royal Holloway University of London

 

1:30-2:30 pm:

TURNING RADICAL ACTION INTO POLITICAL STRATEGY

 

Douglas Holt

CEO, Cultural Strategy Group

Honorary Professor of Marketing, Royal Holloway University of London

 

Extinction Rebellion’s approach to civil disobedience has had great success in mobilizing activists and influencing the media discourse. How can this be channeled into a political strategy that will convert the movement’s vitality into the political will required to pass its radical policy agenda? In this talk, Douglas Holt will introduce a strategic framework he designed to suggest political strategy directions for XR.

 

2:30-3 - coffee break

 

3 -4 pm - Panelists respond to the proposed strategic plan

 

Moderator: Alan Bradshaw, Professor of Marketing, Royal Holloway University of London

 

Panelists:

 

Andreas Chatzidakis, Professor of Marketing, Royal Holloway University of London

 

Bobby Banerjee, Professor of Management, Cass Business School

 

Peter Andrews, Head of Sustainability Policy, British Retail Consortium

 

Professor Gail Whiteman, The Rubin Chair In Sustainability in Business, Lancaster University

 

Professor Rupert Read, Extinction Rebellion Political Strategy and National Spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion

 

4- 5 - attendees give their feedback and input, ask questions of Doug and the panelists and each other

 

5-5:30 - drinks reception and informal discussions

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