Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd

139. A MISSION FOR SORTITION: citizens’ assemblies & the climate crisis

Listen on

Episode notes

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

Subscribe to the Cheerful newsletter:

Hosted on Acast. See for more information.