A recent report by New Local advocates for greater support for community-led action as the vital missing link in tackling the climate crises. Join a lively discussion with stories from people, communities, councils and projects that are actively working together for our planet. From where to start through the twists and turns, little wins and challenges faced along the way, hear how harnessing community power to help save the planet could be the untapped opportunity that’s right on your doorstep.
Host Adam Lent, CEO New Local
Adam is the Chief Executive of New Local (formerly the New Local Government Network) – a think-tank and peer-learning network seeking to deliver a community power vision for public services, society and the wider economy. New Local currently has over sixty local councils in its membership. He has worked previously as Head of Economics at the Trades Union Congress and Director of the Action and Research Centre for the Royal Society for the Arts. He has researched and written extensively throughout his career on democratic engagement, the labour market and public service reform. He holds a PhD from Sheffield University.