Extreme Hangout at COP26

Calling all young people... want to become part of the global conversation on climate change? Then head to THE EXTREME HANGOUT at The Ferry in Glasgow during COP26!

Extreme Hangout at COP26

About Extreme Hangout at COP26

This floating, youth-focused, climate change conference and entertainment hub, has been created by EXTREME International in partnership with One Young World as a space to give the younger generation a platform for their voices to be heard. Delegates and guests at THE EXTREME HANGOUT, Powered by OVO, will be unafraid to have the hard conversations, tackle the big issues, buck the status quo, and pledge tangible solutions and actions to tackle climate change.

WHAT’S ON AT THE EXTREME HANGOUT? 
Every day we will cover a key topic through  four, hour long panel discussions from some of the world’s leading organisations and inspiring individuals; experts, activists, agitators, celebrities, artists, musicians – who are all committed to the climate action agenda.
 
Highlights include:
A climate Justice panel chaired by Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy with prominent young activists Dr Mya-Rose Craig, Noga Levy Rapoport and Joycelyn Longdon discussing the intersectionality of sustainability with class, gender, race and how those least responsible for the problems are most likely to bear the brunt of the negative effects of the climate crisis.
 
#PromiseToThePlanet, from a promise to a plan with Bear Grylls, Adventurer and World Scouting Chief Ambassador and a panel of inspiring young leaders on how making an individual promise to combat the climate crisis as well as working in groups and engaging decision makers can lead to a meaningful change.
 
Food for thought; Rethinking the global food system in the age of the climate crisis. Chaired by Abhinav Khanal, Co-Founder & Executive Director at Bean Voyage, a non-profit social enterprise that provides training and market access to smallholder women coffee producers in Costa Rica. Panellists include social sustainability and environmental advocate Arizona Muse and Co-Founder of Too Good To Go Founder Jammie Crummie.
 
Other people taking part include:
• Amber Nuttall – environmental activist
• AY Young – Artist, entrepreneur, sustainability activist
• Clover Hogan – climate activist
• Hugo Tagholm – Chief Executive of charity Surfers Against Sewage
• Lewis Phugh – endurance swimmer and environmental campaigner
• Magid Magid – race and climate justice activist
• Marinel Ubaldo - climate activists that is driving change in Asia
• Tori Tsui – climate activist
• Robert Charles Swan - the first person to walk to both Poles
• Ron Garan – Former NASA Astronaut
 
As well as the panel debates, throughout the 11 days guests will be able to checkout a climate based photography exhibition, relax and recharge in the café where guests are encouraged to bring their own reusable coffee cups and water bottles. From 7pm until midnight there will be screenings of thought-provoking films and debates, followed by live acoustic music from world class musicians and DJ’s from 9pm until midnight.
 
All daytime events are free of charge to attend, register quickly to reserve your entry pass.

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