‘Totnes Talks’ are a series of live panel discussions promoting local democracy and informing political debate. The talks have a heavy focus on the Climate & Nature crisis, humanity’s greatest challenge. Totnes Talks believe in the democracy that open, informed discussion brings.

We’re proud to announce our next talk with a superb array of speakers: “Reflections on Outcomes of COP26”

Due to COVID restrictions this talk will now be on ZOOM ONLY.

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Recordings

COPnes 4: Sustainability in fishing: decarbonisation, quotas, fish stocks. Where does the truth lie?

  • Mat Mander: Chief Officer, Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority
  • Anthony Mangnall MP for Totnes and South Devon (Conservative)
  • Geetie Singh-Watson – Ethical Entrepreneur
  • Mike Pulestone- Member, Marine Biological Association
  • Martyn Youell – Waterdance & the Western Fish Producers’ Org
  • Dr Peter Evans – School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University

COPnes26 – talk #3: The Environment Bill & what it means for us

  • Phil Baker: Strategic Planner with South Hams, West Devon and Plymouth Councils
  • Prof Tim Lenton- Director of the Global Systems Institute and Chair in Climate Change and Earth System Science at the University of Exeter
  • Alastair Mumford SWEP Regional Programme Manager – Devon
  • Simon Oldridge: Zero Hour
  • Dr Bridget Woodman – Deputy Director of the Energy Policy Group in the Centre for Geography and Environmental Sciences – University of Exeter

COPnes26 – talk #2: Democracy in a Climate Crisis: who’s really in control?

  • Anthony Allot: CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development)
  • Tim Gee: Amnesty International
  • Peter Scott: South Hams Climate Action Network
  • Anthea Simmons- Editor in Chief, West Country Bylines

COPnes26 – talk #1: Levelling up in a climate crisis

  • Phil Baker: Strategic Planner with South Hams, West Devon and Plymouth Councils
  • Prof Peter Connor: national renewable energy policy and regulation, Exeter University
  • Simon Oldridge: Sustainable South Hams
  • Cllr Judy Pearce, Ward, Councillor for Salcombe and Thurlestone and Leader of SHD Council
  • Joanne Williamson: Historic Building Surveyor, Climate Change Adaptation, Historic EnglandFriday 5th Nov – 7pm: Democracy in a Climate Crisis: who’s really in control?