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Young People and Evidence: lessons from youth debate on climate change
In order to produce scientifically-sound and socially-just solutions, our responses to global climate change must encompass multi-disciplinary evidence from natural science, social science, arts, humanities, and traditional and local knowledge. With so many ways of knowing the world at play, young scientists and civilians are at the forefront of synthesising and communicating these wide-ranging forms of evidence. This event brings together young speakers from diverse backgrounds to inspire us with discussion on how we can share and work with evidence in rural climate change responses.

Chair
• Dr Rebekah Widdowfield, Chief Executive, The Royal Society of Edinburgh

Speakers
• Le Hong Ngoc, Doctoral Researcher, Institute of Human Geography, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences;
• Alison Hendry, British Sign Language Development Officer, University of Edinburgh;
• Kristy Drutman, Founder and Media Creator, Brown Girl Green
• Holly Gillibrand, 14-year-old Environmentalist and Activist
• Rachel Grant, Freelance Curator, Fertile Ground

Respondent
• Professor Colin Campbell FRSE, Chief Executive, James Hutton Institute;

May 11, 2020 03:30 PM in London

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