Panel Discussion: Environmental Justice – The activists campaigning for cleaner London air

Rosamund Adoo Kissi-Debrah & Georgia Elliott-Smith
Friday 1st May 5.00pm

Two environmental campaigners provide insights from the frontline of their fight against climate change and air pollution. Their personal stories will show how they became involved in activism and how anyone can confront powerful the forces of business-as-usual to make a positive difference.

Rosamund Adoo Kissi-Debrah campaigns for clean air and improved awareness of the link between pollution and asthma following the death of her beloved daughter, Ella Kissi-Debrah, in 2013 from a rare and severe form of asthma. She established the Ella Roberta Family Foundation to improve the lives of children affected by asthma in South East London.

Georgia Elliott-Smith is a UNESCO Special Envoy for Youth & the Environment, an Extinction Rebellion activist and a professional sustainability consultant. She is campaigning to halt the £1.1bn expansion of the Edmonton incinerator in North London which burns 300,000 tons/year of recyclable waste from seven London Boroughs, pouring toxins & CO2 into the atmosphere.

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