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Dr Lorna Gold is an author and climate activist working in Ireland. She has worked with Trócaire for almost twenty years in the areas of policy, advocacy and research. She holds a PhD in Economic Geography from the University of Glasgow where she researched the origins of the ‘sharing economy’, published in 2004 as 'New Financial Horizons - the Emergence of an Economy of Communion'. She now lectures in Applied Social Studies at Maynooth University. She is vice-chair of the board of the Catholic Climate Movement and is a member of the government advisory group on the National Climate Dialogue. Her most recent book Climate Generation – Awakening to our Children’s Future, published by Veritas, tells her personal story of waking up to the ecological emergency as a mum and has been described by Naomi Klein as ‘an anguished journey into the heart of the climate crisis’. She engages widely in public debate on climate change in Ireland and internationally.
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