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december, 2021

02dec9:00 am9:30 amVirtual EventTime to change.9:00 am - 9:30 am Event Type :Question and Answer

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(Thursday) 9:00 am - 9:30 am

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We are living in a time where immediate climate action must be taken. Our livelihoods and needs are supported by energy. Whether heating or cooling ,lighting, healthcare, it all runs on energy. And the energy sector contributes to 70% of the green house gases in the atmosphere. That is why we need to front the use of sustainable clean energy to support sustainable living.

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Davis Reuben Sekamwa

Show bio +Davis Reuben Sekamwa is a climate activist and energy advocate based in Uganda. He started his activism in 2019 by spreading awareness about energy poverty and energy illiteracy in rural schools and under–served communities. He co-founded 1 Million Activist Stories, a blog aimed to spread experiences about different activists.  Davis was recognised by the UN among the 23 young people leading resilient recovery in the decade of actionDavis works as a Project Manager in the RiseUp Movement, which promotes energy access to village schools by providing solar panels and clean cooking technology. The RiseUp Movement started a grassroots resilience campaign where eco-friendly institutional stoves have been provided to 13 schools so far in the rural communities that rely on wood fuel. These eco–stoves greatly reduce the amount of firewood used while emitting less smoke and carbon dioxide than the traditional stoves. Additionally, in these 13 schools, solar system panels are provided, and climate education talks are hosted for students and teachers by the RiseUp Movement.

Molly Chambers

Show bio +After co-founding and chairing an economics society at A-level, Molly is now a second-year economics student at the University of Manchester. She is particularly interested in food and health economics and is a current member of the Manchester Post Crash society. Previous roles include researcher for a sustainable cotton business, and procurement for a science start up. Most recently she has worked as a medical receptionist. In her spare time she is interested in rowing, art and dressmaking.

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