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Emma Bacon

CEO of Sweltering Cities

Emma Bacon is a passionate organiser, campaigner and activist. She founded Sweltering Cities in 2019. Sweltering Cities works with people affected by extreme heat to win more liveable, sustainable and equitable cities. 

She is committed to building a broad movement for climate action. Emma has worked across the union, global justice and environment movements for over 10 years. She has run successful political campaigns and been part of winning significant outcomes for progressive change at local to international levels. Emma lives and works on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation.

See Emma Bacon at the Better Futures Forum:

Wednesday 18 August, 12.00pm - 12.30pm AEST 
PLENARY - BREAKOUT INTRODUCTION: Sustainable jobs and industries in healthy communities

Wednesday 18 August, 12.30pm - 1.20pm AEST
BREAKOUT SESSION: Building the resilient, sustainable, and equitable cities of the future