Climate change / all change
beyond COP26 – growing the ‘collective climatic intelligence’
So far the COP26 outcome seems messy and problematic – some positive signals on forests, finance and the ‘ratchet’ effect – along with greenwash and hypocrisy… as explored in the Climate-wise. pages
Whether progress is led by policy or business, civil society or citizens, there’s an urgent need for growing the ‘collective climatic intelligence’ – the capacity for collaboration in learning, innovation and co-production, right across the board.
The first step is to bring to the surface the ‘big bad world’ challenges – power, corruption, financialization, inequality, distrust and denial (to name a few). Then we have a better chance of real progress on the targets and transformations now promised by many governments – both to (a) get others to commit, and (b) to turn such promises into reality.
This workshop looks at the post-COP26 prospects for ‘collective climatic intelligence’, in transformative adaptation and mitigation. We demonstrate the Climate-wise toolkit , with insights on collective intelligence from the Deeper City (https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315765860
Time: Friday February 4th – 1200 GMT (note revised date)
- Part 1: 1200-1330 – main discussion
- Part 2: 1330-1430 – interactive in the (online) experimental zone
- Prof. Kevin Anderson, Uppsala University and University of Manchester
- Prof. Sudhir Chella Rajan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
- Mark Atherton, Director of Environment, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
- Joe Ravetz, Manchester Urban Institute
Briefing paper – Climate-wise toolkit – briefing paper 1 – Jan 2021
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