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Rio+20 Earth Summit: What should we do now?

Join this group of MPs and leading speakers in an open discussion on the Rio+20 agenda

Coinciding with the ‘Hard Rain’ exhibition on display from 19 May, MPs from the Environmental Audit Committee will host an open discussion on the Rio+20 agenda, based on presentations giving the perspectives of faith groups, the media and arts, sport, business, communities and young people.

The Committee have produced an initial report on Rio+20, and the discussion will help set the scene for their follow-on inquiry from 20 – 22 June 2012.

All are welcome to attend this free event taking place in church and to see the Hard Rain exhibition on display on the church railings.

Those taking part in the panel will include:

Rt Hon John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons.

Mark Edwards, the Hard Rain project.

Flávio Marega, Minister-Counsellor at Brazilian embassy in London.

Leo Johnson, presenter of BBC ‘World Challenge’ and co-founder of Sustainable Finance, now part of PwC.

Claire Foster-Gilbert, formerly National Policy Advisor on Environmental Issues to the Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England.

Martin Haigh, the Environmental Sustainability Task Group at St Martins.

Leah Parsons, GirlguidingUK and winner of ‘most inspirational young person’ at Climate Week 2012.

Prof Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at University College London.


John Bercow | talks
Joan Walley | talks
Mark Edwards | talks
Flavio Marega | talks
Leo Johnson | talks
Claire Foster-Gilbert | talks
Martin Haigh | talks
Leah Parsons | talks
Professor Chris Rapley | talks | www


Date and Time:

21 May 2012 at 7:00 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
020 7766 1100

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