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FRINGE: Biomass for net zero?
Presentations, panel discussion and Q&A giving an introduction to bioenergy systems and bioproducts and exploring
public perceptions on the use of biomass. Delivered by academics from the Energy and Bioproducts Research
Institute and Supergen Bioenergy Hub at Aston University. https://www.supergen-bioenergy.net/
Members are invited to hear about the Party's Safeguarding Policy and Procedures and talk through when and how
they should take action regarding Safeguarding Concerns with the party's Safeguarding team.
TRAINING: How to win local elections
Find out how we have exponentially increased the number of Green Councillors in just a few years.
PANEL: Greens in Power – Making a Difference
From Lancaster to Brighton, from York to Stroud, Green Councillors are holding positions of power. In the face of
chronic under-funding they are innovating to tackle the climate emergency and social injustice. The panel will
present on Green achievements, the challenges we face in power, and the opportunities to make a difference.
FRINGE: From Vaccine Apartheid to a People's Vaccine: How the campaign for vaccine
justice can help us build a fairer economy.
Global Justice Now
Vaccine apartheid is a shocking symbol of global inequality –and will itself foster deeper
inequality for a generation, unless we challenge it. At the heart of the problem is a global economy which puts
corporate interests ahead of human life. A new international economy is possible and necessary. Come along and
find out how.
Caroline Lucas MP
Nick Dearden, Global Justice Now
Fatima Hassan, Health Justice Initiative (South Africa) – remote
Saoirse Fitzpatrick, Stop Aids
FRINGE: United Nations: 21st Century Global Challenges and Prospects for Peace
The world is in the grip of new cold war between US, West, China and Russia threatening the
peace and security of the world. The wars in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Libya continue with untold
suffering and increasing the already high military spending. The COVID-19 pandemic has
unleashed vast humanitarian hunger and health crisis. Unprecedented wildfires from Siberia
to California signal runaway global warming. To alleviate the above problems, distinguished
speakers including Fabian Hamilton, Shadow Minister for Peace, Molly Scott-Cato former member of European
Parliament, Vijay Mehta, Chair, Uniting for Peace, will explore how a UN globally coordinated response based on
equity and justice can tackle the above crisis.
FRINGE: Farming for the Future: Why GMOs aren’t Green
New gene editing techniques are being hailed as the solution to problems ranging from world hunger and climate