VGN Climate Summit

Talks, panels and a film screening highlighting the impact of livestock farming on global warming and vegan solutions to climate issues

Sessions taking place in the Auditorium (Level 3 of Olympia Central) on the Sunday only

Hosted by VGN

Timetable

Sunday

11:00am (BSL interpretation available)

The Earth is Burning - The Global Environmental Impact of Animal Agriculture

Dr. Tushar Mehta

We are exposed to increasing information about the environmental benefits of plant based foods, as well as contradictory messages. In[…]

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Dr. Tushar Mehta

12:00

Your Food, Your Clothes, Your Future

Joshua Katcher, Joseph Poore, Dr Bronner's

The IPCC report that was leaked in August indicates that transitioning to a plant based diet is integral to saving[…]

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Joshua Katcher

Joseph Poore

Dr Bronner's

1:00pm

Climate Anxiety and Climate Despair

Polly Teale, Emma Lawrence, Robert Tollemache

Climate anxiety is spreading and beginning to permeate therapists’ consulting rooms. Many of climate change’s earliest alarm-ringers, those such as[…]

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Polly Teale

Emma Lawrence

Robert Tollemache

2:00pm

Moving to a plant-based food system: What do the experts say?

Dr Helen Harwatt, Joseph Poore

A number of influential studies suggest we need to move to a plant-based food system to tackle climate change. We[…]

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Dr Helen Harwatt

Joseph Poore

3:00pm

Animal Rebellion

Daniel Kidby, Mark Westcombe, Esther Solomon

Can Animal Rebellion be the link that bridges the gap between the animal rights movement and the movement for climate[…]

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Daniel Kidby

Mark Westcombe

Esther Solomon

4:00pm

Planet Vegan

Planet Vegan is a 5-part documentary series taking a deep dive into the fastest growing social justice movement of the[…]

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