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With calls for green levies to be scrapped and celebrities mounting campaigns to fight off-shore windfarms, not to mention Nigel Farage talking about a ‘referendum on climate change’, does all this point to the fact we’re losing patience with climate change? Perhaps now we’re all more literate about the climate emergency, we’re more aware of greenwashing and performative activism. Everyone knows there are tough choices to be made, but do we – and our leaders – have the will to make them during a cost of living crisis? Are there different ways to talk about fighting climate change and make sure everyone is on board, or are we in danger of losing sight of what’s important?
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editor and invited experts
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering. Conservative Party politician and life peer
Comedian and Environmental Economist; Author, ‘Hot Mess: what on earth can we do about climate change?’
Professor in Practice, Lancaster Environment Centre; Expert Lead, Climate Assembly UK
Director, Conservative Environment Network