The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #79

date: 24/03/2021

Episode 78 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Craig Dalzell is joined by two special guests from Scotland’s Climate Assembly. Iain Stewart was the Lead Communicator on the Assembly and Ellie Clarke was one of the 100 people chosen to represent Scotland on the Assembly as they discussed the issues raised by the climate emergency and what Scotland could do about them. They each talk about their experiences and perspectives gained from being members of the Assembly and Craig touches on his experience as one of the people invited to provide evidence to it.

They then look at how the Citizens’ Assembly model could be used in the future to look at other big topics of discussion.

You can read the Climate Assembly’s Interim Report, published today, here. The full report will be published in May.

Common Weal’s work is only possible thanks to our generous supporters who regularly donate an average of £10 per month. If you would like to help us build our vision of an All of Us First Scotland, you can do so here: https://commonweal.scot/about/donate

The Policy Podcast would like to discuss all of Common Weal’s policy papers in detail as well as other major policy stories in and around Scotland so if there are any topics that you would like to see covered sooner rather than later, send your suggestions in to craig@common.scot

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