Robin McAlpine, Common Weal
Richard Dixon, Friends of the Earth Scotland
Professor Emeritus, Sir Thomas M Devine
I am happy to support the aspiration for a Climate Citizens Assembly as a means of further spreading knowledge among the people of Scotland about the grave threat that climate change poses to our world.
Liz Murray, Global Justice Now
For millions of people around the world climate change is a crisis which has already arrived. Those in the Global South, who were impoverished by colonialism and have then had decades of a global economy being rigged against them, are feeling its effects most acutely. Corporate profit continues to be put above people and the planet that sustains us. If we are to right the global injustice of climate breakdown then we must change the system that has caused it. That’s why we support the setting up of a Climate Citizens Assembly as we believe that it could play a powerful, meaningful and practical part in changing that system, and in challenging the current balance of power which favours big business and short term politics.