Film Launch: ACT NOW! The race to get a Climate Act for Northern Ireland

Category: Days Out

When – Wednesday 28 February, 9:45am – 1:15pm

In June 2022 Northern Ireland finally had a Climate Act to call its own.

But what really happened behind the scenes before the unprecedented two bill race with Climate Change (No 2) Bill gaining Royal Assent?

This is the story of how Northern Ireland’s climate change law started with a conversation in a café. It’s the story of how civil society stepped in to write it when the Minister refused. It’s about how they gained political support to get a climate Act and forced Northern Ireland to stop being a climate laggard.

We welcome you to join us for the film launch of:

ACT NOW! The race to get a Climate Act for Northern Ireland.

9:45am – Arrival at QFT (Screen 1)

10:00am – Welcome

10:05am – ACT NOW! The race to get a Climate Act for Northern Ireland film

11:05am – Q&A with

Dr Amanda Slevin, Clare Bailey, Daithí McKay and Monye Anyadike-Danes KC

Chaired by: Shauna Corr

11:30am – Leave QFT and go to the Lanyon Building/Great Hall for conversations and refreshments.

1:15pm – Event ends

Event supported by: Centre for Sustainability, Equality and Climate Action, (SECA) Queen’s University Belfast & Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland.

Any questions about the event, please contact:


Queen’s Film Theatre
20 University Square, Belfast BT7 1PA


Friends of the Earth NI

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