How can municipalities use We Don't Have Time to increase their citizen engagement? In this episode you will meet Susanné Wallner, Business Manager for Mariestad Municipality, who has answered that question by hosting a citizen dialogue in Mariestad to great success. Learn more about how municipalities and other governments can improve their climate work by including their citizens in this episode of Climate Action News: One-on-one!
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Hosting this broadcast is Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, an expert moderator, lecturer, and devoted workshop-leader in facilitating sustainable development. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, local municipalities, and universities. She lectures based on the UN Sustainable Global Development Goals internationally and has TV-skills from her background as a television program host at SVT, Swedish Public Television. She is also content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow and chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge).
Susanné Wallner is Business Manager ElectriVillage for Mariestad municipality, a UNESCO model area for sustainable development in Sweden. Mariestad’s unique ElectriVillage is testing and demonstrating sustainable transport and energy systems to meet climate goals. ElectriVillage includes renewable energy systems and is at the forefront when it comes to hydrogen, not least the hydrogen preschool that is currently being built with the same system solution and has the world's first solar-powered hydrogen filling stations. Susanné was previously Regional Councilor in the Jämtland / Härjedalen region with a focus on business. Susanné has also run her own company for 10 years in the wool industry.
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