We’re really excited to share the recommendations and report of the Blackburn with Darwen People’s Jury on Climate Change, on behalf of Blackburn with Darwen Council. The purpose of the People’s Jury was so that residents could have their say on how to tackle climate change issuesRead more →
Our work on climate change using deliberative and participatory processes.
The recommendation of 99 ordinary citizens for the Irish Government is to hold a referendum, aimed towards making a binding constitutional amendment, to protect Biodiversity within the Republic of Ireland. Listen to an interview between Alex King, an independent journalist reporting on climate change and other topics,Read more →
Earlier this year, we were asked to facilitate a Citizen’s Panel on how homeowners can make their homes more energy efficient, in order to help the UK reach it’s net zero targets. Ray Plummer, one of our panel members, shares his thoughts on how it felt toRead more →
At Shared Future we have a vision of thousands of deliberative conversations happening across the country on a regular basis – allowing ordinary citizens to come together to discuss the challenge of climate change and its local impact, to forge new visions for a more sustainable futureRead more →
Change can be hard to prove, especially in Citizens’ Jury processes. It is harder still to measure empowerment, agency and different power structures that can be an important impact of citizens’ jury processes. We had the opportunity to meet with Helen Moriarty, Project Manager at Kendal TownRead more →
The Citizens’ Panel deliberated on what government and people can do to address climate change in their homes.Read more →
We’re really excited to share we’re launching a new People’s Jury on Climate Change, on behalf of Blackburn with Darwen Council. The role of the new ‘People’s Jury’ on Climate Change is so residents can have their say on how to tackle the issues in their borough.Read more →
We’re excited to be working with Poplar HARCA and URBED on a new action plan for the Poplar area of Tower Hamlets. The project, called Poplar Green Futures is aimed at helping everyone who lives, works or plays in Poplar contribute to lowering carbon emissions.Read more →
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch) invited funding applications from organisations planning different public engagement initiatives.
They brought together six organisations to share knowledge and plans, collecting evidence on what turned out to be most effective in engaging the public around COP26.
Greta Thunberg began her campaign of school strikes aged 15. But in the UK she would need to wait another three years to be deemed mature enough to cast her vote. Greta’s story is indicative of the challenge of young people’s meaningful involvement in climate change policyRead more →