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26 June 2019
More than 100 Quakers from England, Scotland and Wales came to Westminster today to take part in The Time is Now, a mass lobby of parliament urging MPs to take action on climate crisis and environmental breakdown. Faith representatives ─ including a former archbishop and a young Quaker ─ addressed the gathering.
29 May 2019
An exploration of how privilege and power may get in the way of effective work for justice sparked intensely moving and reflective ministry, as 1,200 Quakers gathered for Yearly Meeting (YM) this week.
27 May 2019
A 1,200 strong gathering of Quakers in London has shared their hopes and fears about the plight of the planet and how power and privilege prevent effective work for justice.
3 May 2019
In a letter in the Daily Telegraph, faith leaders urge the UK government to set an emissions target of net zero by 2045.
22 April 2019
Swedish climate activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg today urged everyone to listen to scientists and face the crisis of climate change. She was welcomed to Friends House by young Quakers.
18 April 2019
Swedish climate striker Greta Thunberg sparked a global strike to protest at the lack of government action to combat the climate crisis. Next week (22 and 23 April) she will be in London. Her two-day programme begins in Friends House, home of Quakers in Britain.