Good Energy at Hay Festival 2016

Each year Hay Festival brings together writers from around the world to debate and share stories in the staggering beauty of the Welsh Borders. 

Hay celebrates great writing from poets and scientists, lyricists and comedians, novelists and environmentalists, and the power of great ideas to transform our way of thinking. Bill Clinton described the festival as 'The Woodstock of the mind'.

For us at Good Energy, Hay is the perfect setting to debate the issues that matter most to us. So this summer, for the third time, we sponsored a stage at Hay and hosted a series of public discussions about climate change and sustainability.

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Our events at Hay Festival in 2016

Are businesses better able to address environmental issues than governments and NGOs? - Friday 27 May 2016, 5.30pm

IKEA’s Sustainability Director, the broadcaster and author Joanna Yarrow, and Good Energy CEO Juliet Davenport talk to Hay Festival's Sustainability Director Andy Fryers. 

The human side of climate change - Wednesday 1 June 2016, 7pm

Juliet Davenport, Craig Bennett and Leo Johnson talk to Andy Fryers about what the changing climate means for the security, health, homes and livelihoods of people around the world - and how telling their stories can tackle ambivalence. 

Tackling climate change with technology - Thursday 2 June 2016, 7.00pm

Oliver Morton (author and briefings editor at The Economist) and Juliet Davenport talk to Andy Fryers about how new inventions and innovations could help fight the changing climate - from greener cars to smarter homes.


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