Cabot Institute for the Environment Annual Lecture 2023

Wed Oct 11 2023 at 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm

The Great Hall, University of Bristol | Bristol

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Cabot Institute for the Environment Annual Lecture 2023
A just transition: leaving no one behind in the response to climate change.
About this Event

In February 2020, Bristol launched the ambitious One City Climate Strategy committing to becoming carbon neutral and climate resilient by 2030. The Strategy calls for a fair and collaborative approach based upon a just transition, but how can we ensure that happens? And how do we make sure a just transition is also carbon neutral and climate resilient?

During the Cabot Institute for the Environment’s prestigious Annual Lecture, thought leaders will discuss the challenges, barriers, and opportunities to achieve a just transition to a post-carbon economy.

There will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions at the event or you can submit questions during this booking process. Please note, due to the number of questions that get submitted we may not be able to cover all of them during the event.


  • Chris Stark, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change – keynote speaker
  • Jaya Chakrabarti MBE, President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & West of England Initiative
  • Gnisha Bevan, Co-Creator and Co-Lead of the Black Seeds Network
  • Dr Ed Atkins, just transition scholar, University of Bristol
  • Dr Alix Dietzel (Chair), environmental justice scholar and Associate Director of the Cabot Institute for the Environment.

Important information about this event

The event will start promptly at 6 pm, so please do make sure you are seated by this time. Doors will be closed at 6 pm to prevent disruption to filming.

If you have any accessibility requirements, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Cabot team at [email protected]. from AccessAble.

This event will be filmed by Beeston Media. If you do not wish to appear on camera, please alert a member of staff when arriving.

We will be a holding a FREE Showcase event in the Reception Room (opposite the Great Hall) between 2 pm and 5:45 pm if you wish to drop in prior to the lecture to learn more about the Cabot Institute for the Environment and what we do. There will be an opportunity to see artworks, impactful research and speak to academics.

Interested to learn more about a just transition before attending this event? Check out our with Zakiya Mackenzie and Alix Dietzel.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Great Hall, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Bristol, United Kingdom


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