10:10 talks

Regular talks from top environment thinkers, experts and journalists

a 10:10 talk in action

At 10:10, we're lucky enough to be in touch with people at the forefront of climate politics, journalism, technology, campaigning and communication.

Never ones to miss an opportunity, we've invited some of them into 10:10 HQ to tell us about their work and share some thoughts on environmental issues great and small.

Talk index

10 April: Jenny Jones, Green Party Mayoral Candidate

With just over a month to go before Londoners choose their next Mayor, Boris and Ken are going head-to-head in a fight that is sure to turn particularly colourful as the weeks go on. But where does the colour green come in? 


8 March: Why move your money?

Date: 8 March

Time: 6pm

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Bailouts, big bonuses and unethical investment ... four years since the global financial crisis rocked the world, the behaviour of our banks is still making headlines for all the wrong reasons. It seems politicians and regulators have failed to bring about change to this complex sector. 

2 February: Screening of The Island President


President Nasheed

Date: 2 February

Time: 6pm

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 Prior to its national release in March, get an exclusive first look at the latest from documentary film-maker Jon Shenk. The Island President tells the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting climate change to preserve his nation, one of the most low-lying countries in the world.

8 December: Mike Berners-Lee

Mike Berners-Lee using holding a banana in front of his face

Mike Berners-Lee

Date: 8 December 

Time: 6pm

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"Mike Berners-Lee knows more about carbon footprints than anyone else in the UK", wrote one expert in the field. Anyone who has read Mike's book, "How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything" can't help but agree.

10 November: Guy Shrubsole

Guy Shrubsole head shot in sepia

Guy Shrubsole

Date: 10 November

Time: 6pm

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Guy Shrubsole is Director of Public Interest Research Centre (PIRC), an independent charity whose work is aimed towards building a sustainable society. He helped coordinate PIRC’s Offshore Valuation report (2010) and his research on policies for 10:10 inspired the Lighter Later campaign. He previously worked for the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and New Zealand’s Ministry of Agriculture.

13 October: Tony Juniper

Tony Juniper

Date: 13 Oct

Time: 6pm

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8 September: Patrick McCool

Date: 8 September

Time: 6pm

11 Aug: Owen Richards

Owen Richards

Date: 11 Aug

Time: 6pm

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British Embassies around the world have produced some of the best 10:10 results to date!  The FCO's UK opperations achieved a terrific 19% carbon saving, coming third in the overall government 10% challenge. How did they do it?

14 July: Neal Lawson

Neal Lawson


Date: 14 July

Time: 6pm

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9 June: James Garvey

James Garvey

Date: 9 June

Time: 6pm

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