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Deep Listening Series: Episode 6

The sixth episode of our Deep Listening Series focuses on the outcomes of the Glasgow climate summit and what it means for local communities and projects modelling the transition to a sustainable and biodiverse future.

Join climate activist and DCU academic Sadhbh O’Neill just returned from CoP26 who offers a reflection on the summit’s outcomes. She is followed by three speakers who share the experiences of transition projects they are involved in: Sol Trumbo Vila of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam, Pauliina Helle of Ecolise, the European Network of Sustainable Communities, and Eileen Brannigan of Cloughjordan Ecovillage.

Sadhbh O’Neill is a lecturer in climate policy and politics at Dublin City University and was formerly policy coordinator for the Stop Climate Chaos coalition.

Sol Trumbo Vila is an economist and political activist working for the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam where he coordinates the Transformative Cities Initiative, navigating and strengthening local initiatives building alternatives to the traditional market and state-based models.

Pauliina Helle is Network and Outreach Officer at ECOLISE, the European network for community-led initiatives on climate change and sustainability.  She has been involved for some 15 years in the movement of ecovillages and sustainable communities dedicated to regenerate sustainable social and natural environments.

Eileen Brannigan is a climate and social justice activist living in Cloughjordan Ecovillage.  She coordinates education at Cloughjordan Community Farm and is active in the Ecovillage Education, Research and Training group.


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