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Jonathon Porritt: Confronting Today’s Climate Emergency

Organisation Imagine! Belfast Festival of Ideas & Politics
Date 25th March 2023 08:00 PM (GMT)

In this talk the renowned author and campaigner Jonathon Porritt will discuss how we can tackle the climate crisis.

Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder of Forum for the Future, is a ‘veteran campaigner’ and eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development.

He is involved in the work of many NGOs and charities as Patron, Chair or Special Advisor. He was formerly Director of Friends of the Earth (1984-90); co-chair of the Green Party (1980-83) of which he is still a member; a Trustee of WWF-UK (1991-2005) and a member of the Board of the South West Regional Development Agency (1999-2008).

He stood down as Chairman of the UK Sustainable Development Commission in July 2009 after nine years of providing high-level advice to Government Ministers.

The talk is in the Crescent Arts Centre, University Road and admission is £10/£8.

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