Thursday, December 06, 2007


As provided by organisers*

MONTH - May 2008

FIELD: Environmental

WHEN: 10th & 11th May, 10am - 6pm



Greener Living Expo
Pioneering Greener Living Expo, LONDON AWARE '08, will take place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of May 2008 in Exhibition Hall 1 of the Barbican. It will be a 'one stop shop' for regular people and businesses who want to live and work in a more sustainable way.

LONDON AWARE '08 will inspire the public, the business world and charities, bringing them together to share ideas.

Our exhibitors will be showcasing a huge variety of products, services and advice to help you reduce your carbon footprint. These will include:

advice & information services
carbon offsetting
charities & NGOs
ethical investment
green consumer products
hybrid / alternative vehicles
organic food
recycling & eco-packaging
renewable & alternative energy

An inspiring selection of topical authors will be present at LONDON AWARE '08. They will be available for book signing and general discussion. The full list will be released shortly.



To add depth and integrity to LONDON AWARE '08 there will be two lecture theatres with our selected expert guest speakers talking on climate change related topics. The speakers include environmental scientists, CEO’s, CSR managers, politicians, futurists and an Arctic explorer, all of whom share a common interest - to make LONDON AWARE '08 the success it needs to be. Because UK AWARE are keen to make LONDON AWARE '08 a thought provoking experience, all talks are free.

Non Profit Sector / Charity / Non Government Action Groups

1 Cat Dorey* Greenpeace
2 Martyn Williams* Friends of the Earth
3 James Lloyd* People and Planet
4 David Hall International Campaign Director for The Climate Group, Together
5 Bremely Lyngdoh Founder of 5 NGO’s, London School of Economics


6 Darren Johnson* Green Party and London Assembly
7 Chit Chong Green Party
8 Tom Pye* Ministry of Defence
9 Chris Huhne Liberal Democrats

Environmental Science

10 Lai Waqanisau Environmental Scientist
11 Jenny Bird Researcher for Climate Change Institute of Public Policy
12 Fred Pearce* Consultant to the "New Scientist" periodical


13 Charlie Browne* IKEA
14 Solitare Townsend* Futerra

Environmental Consultants

15 Francisco Ascui Founder of Climate Managers
16 Veronica Broomes Environmental Consultant and lecturer on climate change
17 Trevor Floyd* Chartered engineer, Environment Consultancy Group
18 Brian Whitington* Director of Carbonline
19 Martin Baxter Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
20 Simon Graham Environmental Strategy Advisor for The Commercial Group


21 Nathan Allen Arctic explorer
22 Chris Church Community Environment Associates, London 21
23 Polly Higgins Concentrating Solar Power, TREC-UK

Sustainable Innovation

24 Trevor Baylis OBE Inventor of the Wind Up Radio
25 Mike Grenville Founder of Forest Road Transition Village
26 Suzy Edwards Sustainability Consultant
27 Robert Rabinowitz Pure, The Clean Planet Trust
28 Martin Charter Centre for Sustainable Design
29 Peter Littlewood Young Peoples Trust for the Environment
30 Mathew Rhodes Encraft
31 Sally Uren* Forum For The Future
32 Rob Holdway Giraffe Innovation, Channel 4 ‘Dumped’

HOW: £5.00 (children & students free)
As a social enterprise, we are keen to support suitable charities which we admire. Ticket sales from LONDON AWARE '08 will be donated to Cool Earth, People & Planet and Stop Climate Chaos.


COMMENTS: * I met one of the team recently and it was great to chat. My kinda peeps. Also... and please note, by using the templates provided to help me help them help you, they got up on blog (and will soon on site and in newsletter PDQ. Make my life easy, and rewards will flow...:)

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