Climate Assembly: Five key takeaways from the UK's first exercise in direct democracy

Michael Holder
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One of the Assembly members speaking during sessions earlier this year | Credit: Fabio De Paola / PA
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One of the Assembly members speaking during sessions earlier this year | Credit: Fabio De Paola / PA

More than 100 members of the UK public have carefully considered how best to reach net zero by 2050 – and the results are fascinating

As an exercise in direct, democratic decision making, Climate Assembly UK would be intriguing enough as a purely anthropological case study. That its results could help shape the future of UK society as...

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