Speaker

Tamsin Osmond

Climate Campaigner

(They/them)

Since dropping banners against Heathrow Airport’s third runway from the roof of the Houses of Parliament, Tamsin has consistently shifted the public conversation on the climate and ecological emergency.

A founding member of Extinction Rebellion, they have organised (and been arrested for) a number of high-profile protests, co-founded a Suffragette-inspired environmental group called Climate Rush, formed ‘The Commons’ political party, co-ordinated (the successful) Save England’s Forests coalition, and led global corporate campaigns as Head of Global Campaigns at Lush Cosmetics.

Tamsin is active in queer uprising, a theatre maker, and the author of RUSH! The Making of a Climate Activist (Marion Boyars, 2009). Tamsin's latest book, 'DO Earth; Healing strategies for humankind', launched in September 2021.

They are also standing as a candidate for Co-Leadership of The Green Party.

Talks

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Applying Pressure – Can An Individual Change the World?
Tamsin OsmondEnvironment
Drawing from her experience with high profile ‘Plane Stupid' and her role as a radical lobbyist and non-violent direct activist, Tamsin considers what transforms illegal action into legitimate world-changing events. Using both historical precedent a...
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