Event Details

Start date

12/11/2021

End date

12/11/2021

Start time

6:00 pm

End time

8:00 pm

Location

No6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ

Climate Question Time and Festival Closing Event

What next for Climate Action in Portsmouth?

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, ends in Glasgow on 12 November.

Please join us on the same day at 6pm for the closing event of the Portsmouth Climate Festival. The event will feature a Question Time-style panel discussion and the opportunity to question an expert panel who will discuss what happened at COP26 and what it means for climate action in Portsmouth.

A conversation with local experts and activists, moderated by Mark Waldron (editor of The Portsmouth News), including Clare Seek (Member of Portsmouth Climate Alliance), Professor Steve Fletcher (Professor of Ocean Policy and Economy, member of the UN International Resource Panel and chair of the Portsmouth Climate Action Board), Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Leader of Portsmouth City Council, Stephen Morgan MP (Portsmouth South), Destiny Kennedy (Member of Youth Parliament for Portsmouth) and more to be announced.

Portsmouth Music Hub will open the evening with a performance of ‘One World’ by local school children and Portsmouth City Council will announce the winner of the climate crowdfunder competition.

The event will be held at the No. 6 Cinema in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard starting promptly at 18.00 until 20.00 on Friday 12 November.

Please book via Eventbrite. Names of attendees will be held with security at the entrance, and you will need to present photographic ID when you arrive at the Dockyard.

This event is suitable for age 14+.