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Building our Response to the Climate Challenge

Thu 13 Jun 2013, 7pm-9pm, Sheffield University Mappin Hall, Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin St. S1 3JD

An important public meeting at an important time, with levels of CO2 in the atmosphere hitting 400 ppm and rising exponentially, potential temperature rise of 4 to 6 degrees, and threat of financial bust from £4 trillion invested in un-burnable carbon. Sheffield Campaign against Climate Change are linking up with experts and political leaders to see how Sheffield City Region can respond. This meeting will form part of developing a Green Commission for Sheffield. Prior to this event Sheffield City Region leaders will hear this presentation for themselves from 4–6pm and then some representatives will join the public meeting. Let's make this a really packed event.Co-chaired by Councillor Jack Scott and Sheffield Climate Alliance. Speakers include:Dr John Broderick: Tyndall Climate Centre at Manchester UniversityProf Andrew Gouldson: author of The economies of Low Carbon Cities: a Mini-Stern for Sheffield City Region from The Centre for Low Carbon FuturesMore event details and background information: Sheffield Campaign against Climate Change

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