A Beginner’s Guide to the Climate Emergency: How travel is changing to beat climate change


From electric cars to cycle super-highways, the way we travel has been changing for a while. But what might travel look like in years to come, as we rise to the challenge of climate change? Has lockdown sped up these changes, and how are local projects getting communities walking and cycling more?

From global trends to local initiatives that are smashing barriers and helping people out of their cars. Join Brent Council’s expert speakers from 6pm on Thursday 20 May as they share their no-nonsense guide to help you make sense of the climate emergency.

In A Beginner’s Guide to the Climate Emergency… How travel is changing to beat climate change you’ll hear from four speakers, and have the chance to follow up with any burning questions:

Professor Nick Tyler – UCL and Co-investigator of Liveable Cities, a project looking at how to engineer low carbon UK cities

Vieve Ford – Director of JoyRiders, a London-based organisation empowering women through cycling

Carolyn Axtell – Community Organiser, #CarFreeLondon campaigner and Founder of JoyRiders

Mark Falcon – Chair of Clean Air for Brent, a local coalition raising awareness about air pollution

Register here