Youth Climate Question Time
Cumbria Action for Sustainability
Children and young people have the chance to tell people in power what they think about climate change and ask what they're doing to solve it.
Ticket prices
Adult ticket £ 0.00
Under 18s ticket £ 0.00
July 5th, 2019 1:00 PM   to   3:00 PM
Penrith Leisure Centre
Southend Road
Penrith, CA11 8JH
United Kingdom
Youth Climate Question Time

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Join us for this unique event, open to the general public as well as young people.

A panel of politicians (including MPs), an activist and a climate expert will answer questions submitted in advance by young people from across Cumbria. The questions will be put to them at the event by an interview panel of young people representing the voice of children across the county.

The event has been organised after children at Cumbria’s first youth summit on climate change in April said they wanted more opportunities to speak to, question and influence people in positions of power.

Attend the event

The event is open to students, teachers and the general public.

As it's during school hours, we invite teachers to attend with a small group of students. If you're a young person, please tell your teachers about the event and ask if a group from your school can come along.

There are just 100 tickets available, with half reserved for young people. We suggest booking quickly!

Submit a question

Anyone under the age of 18 can send in a question for the panel. Schools are welcome to coordinate and submit questions for their students. If you are under 18 and would like to submit a question directly to us, please ask your parents to email it directly to us:, by Monday 24 June.

The interview panel of young people will choose the questions to ask on the day.

Tips for questions

Include a short statement and a question. Here’s an example:

We know we need to get carbon emissions to zero by 2030. I am worried that the government is not acting fast enough. Why don’t we make it the law to reduce emissions to zero by 2030?


Part of the CAfS 20th anniversary celebrations

Event information
Type Conference
Audience Open to all
Topic Climate change & sustainability

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