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Building Effective Relatoionships with your MP

September 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST

Free

Are you interested in protecting forests, and learning about how you can raise the subject with your MP effectively? Sign up to this special Climate Fringe Week webinar to find out!

This free relationship-building training from climate communications specialists, Hope for the Future, in collaboration with Biofuelwatch and Cut Carbon Not Forests, will provide you with the tools to communicate the urgency of climate change to politicians and decision-makers.

Based on Hope for the Future’s 7 years’ experience engaging MPs, this training will provide you with the skills to build strong relationships with your elected representatives on climate change, with a particular focus on diverting renewable subsidies from biomass burning towards renewable energy. Whether you’ve never engaged your MP before or if you’re a seasoned campaigner, this training is for you.

In this 1 hour online training session, we will offer you tried and tested advice to help you be most effective in engaging with your MP, including:

A short introduction to the impacts of industrial biomass burning, Biofuelwatch’s work and the Cut Carbon Not Forests campaign
Working with MPs of different political persuasions
Finding common ground between MPs and campaigners
Framing your ‘ask’ for the best response
Choosing which issues to raise with MPs
Case Studies – previous stories of engagement
Maintaining a thriving relationship with your MP

This training workshop is open to all. No prior knowledge needed.

Venue

Online Scotland
Edinburgh EH1 3LH United Kingdom + Google Map
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