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9 November 2021
On Wednesday 10 November, Quakers and Buddhists, people of all faiths and none, are holding a vigil for people around the world who are bearing the brunt of climate breakdown, to keep the issue of finance for 'loss and damage' on the COP26 agenda. The candlelit vigil will be outside the exit of the restricted Blue Zone of the UN climate talks – COP26 – in Glasgow at 5.30pm.
21 October 2021
Quakers in Britain are calling for just solutions to the climate crisis and encouraging Friends to join the global day of action on Saturday 6 November, in a statement published in advance of the UN COP26 climate negotiations.
3 March 2021
The budget 2021 contains some welcome announcements, but will not deliver a green and just recovery from Covid-19.
5 February 2021
UPDATE: The county council is to suspend their decision and re-assess the permission it granted for the mine, in the light of concerns over climate change.
As the UK prepares to host a crucial UN climate summit, the government is facing questions over its support for a new coal mine near Whitehaven in Cumbria. Quakers in Britain are among those urging ministers to think again.
4 November 2020
As the original date of the COP26 climate talks approaches, Quakers in Britain have joined more than 60 UK faith representatives in calling on the Prime Minister to commit to ambitious emissions reductions in line with the need to keep global heating below 1.5 degrees.
24 September 2020
Quakers in Britain have set out their priorities in a submission to the government's Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) in six areas: climate change, criminal justice, defence, education, immigration and charities.