139. A MISSION FOR SORTITION: citizens’ assemblies & the climate crisis
Hello! This weekend was the final meeting of the UK’s Climate Assembly. As BIG fans of citizens’ assemblies, we explore how it went and what comes next. Assembly member Ibrahim talks about his experience. Climate expert Becky Willis explains how we can revolutionise democracy to tackle the climate crisis. And Shared Futures' Pete Bryant argues for local climate juries in towns and cities across the country.
AND Big Issue founder John Bird on how we can support the magazine during lockdown.
But before all that, we have a special guest... Find 'Talking Politics: History of Ideas' here https://play.acast.com/s/history-of-ideas/
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