Citizen assemblies offer hope for democracy and climate change challenges

by Dr Tatjana Buklijas
Aerial view of a Sunrise over Waimakariri River, South Island, New Zealand.

In an op-ed for Newsroom, Dr Tatjana Buklijas discusses the recent use of deliberative democracy by Watercare to seek input from citizens on the future of Auckland’s water supply.

The success of this experimental process offers hope that it can be used to address democratic and climate change issues.

Read the full article here.

The Complex Conversations website also has further information on deliberative democracy and the Watercare project.

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