VIDEO: Experts including UNDP's Cassie Flynn, Jamie Clarke from Climate Outreach, Conservative Environment Network's Sam Hall and James Kirkup from the Social Market Foundation discuss one of the biggest threats to the net zero transition
A public and media backlash remains one of the biggest threats to the net zero transition in many economies. How can businesses and policymakers tailor policies and investment to minimise the risk of climate action becoming a polarising issue?
BusinessGreen's recent Net Zero Festival saw a host of leading thinkers and experts discuss this most crucial of cultural and politial challenges on the journey to net zero over the coming decade and beyond, including: Cassie Flynn, strategic advisor for climate change at the UN Development Programme (UNDP); James Kirkup, director of the Social Market Foundation; Jamie Clarke, executive director at Climate Outreach; and Conservative Environment Network director Sam Hall.
Their fascinating conversation, chaired by journalist and broadcaster Lucy Siegle, can be watched again above.
All of the panel debates, keynote speeches, and presentations from the Net Zero Festival - which took place over three days from 29 September 2021 featuring hundreds of top speakers from business, politics and academia - are now available to watch again on demand by signing up for free on the Net Zero Festival website.