The report concludes with discussion of key factors affecting the quality of the Assembly, and the impact of the Assembly on government policy and public debate in Scotland. It identifies key considerations for future assemblies: citizens’ assemblies in general, online assemblies, assemblies in Scotland, and climate assemblies. Finally, key areas for further research areidentified, for this Assembly and more generally.
In facing up to the reality of the climate crisis and the risks it poses, people encounter powerful emotions that can be difficult to bear. Consequently, various defences and coping strategies may be used to suppress or avoid feeling these emotions. The way in which emotions are regulated has important implications for wellbeing anddecision-making.
KNOCA wants to provide an opportunity for everybody who is curious to learn what the key features of Climate Assemblies are and what one should consider when initiating and delivering one.
The article describes the results of the Climate Assembly UK and the implication for councils.It highlights the themes of education, fairness, freedom, co-benefits and nature in framing the work councils and local authorities can do to respond to the climate crisis.
An announcement of the launch of the Climate Assembly UK outlining the details of the process
A brief article in the Guardian exploring the perspectives of participants from the UK Climate Assembly with a focus on lifestyle changes and the personal impact the process has had on them.
A brief article outlining the results of the UK Climate Assembly and the next steps from parliament
A brief article outlining the results of the UK Climate Assembly and its implications for MPs, businesses and the public.
The article provides background on the design, purpose and context of the UK Climate Assembly. It details the results of the recommendations and balance of support in relation to air travel, homes, land transport, greenhose gas removal and electricity.
An article discussing the position of climate assemblies in decision making on climate change. It focuses on the results of the UK Climate Assembly, highlighting the balance of public opinion and reflecting on the prospects of these findings having an impact.