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10 November 2017
This week's global gathering on climate change brings politicians and activists to Bonn, Germany. The 23rd annual conference of the parties (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) aims to prevent dangerous global warming. Quakers in Britain have signed statements urging the conference to take urgent action.
4 October 2017
Quakers in Britain welcome the decision by the Scottish Government to ban fracking. They say the decision is a key step in tackling the climate crisis.
8 June 2017
Quakers in Britain have signed up to a joint interfaith letter, deploring the United States president's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.
9 May 2017
More than a hundred Quakers climbed windswept Pendle Hill on Saturday. For half an hour, they held a meeting for worship to protest against fracking. Only the skylarks and one or two friendly dogs interrupted their stillness.
5 May 2017
More than a quarter of Quaker meetings in Britain have made a commitment to no longer invest in the fossil fuel industry. Quakers in Britain today announced 19 more divestment commitments.
21 April 2017
Quakers in Britain are urging the Scottish Government to ban fracking and unconventional gas and oil extraction. In a response to the government's public consultation, Quakers are calling for bold steps to tackle climate change by supporting renewable, efficient energy instead.