A place for insight, analysis and action.
23 May 2019
Hearing the call of the climate crisis
by Olivia Hanks
From Extinction Rebellion to the school strikes, Quakers have been part of a whirlwind of climate action in 2019. Olivia Hanks looks at how we keep up the pressure.
14 May 2019
What does climate breakdown have to do with our work on migration?
by Tatiana Garavito
There will be no climate justice if we fail to address toxic colonial legacies and build lasting new connections, writes Tatiana Garavito.
15 February 2019
Climate strike: young people demand action
by Ellis Brooks
Ellis Brooks and Isabel Cartwright from the Peace Education team heard about the UK Climate Strike, so they went to Westminster to see what was happening. Ellis writes about what they found.
23 December 2018
COP24: How did it go?
by Lindsey Fielder Cook
Quaker United Nations Office representatives attended the December climate change summit COP24. Lindsay Fielder Cook explores how it went.
6 December 2018
Go for zero to stop climate breakdown
by Chris Walker
The clock is ticking. It's time for the UK government to walk the walk on climate policy.
28 September 2018
Working with the government on climate policy: what we’ve learned
by Paul Parker
Paul Parker shares some reasons for cautious optimism after meeting the Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, and explains why the Quaker voice for climate counts.
14 September 2018
Three ways Quakers are changing attitudes to plastic
by Suki Ferguson
The harmful effects of discarded plastics on our environment are causing increasing concern. Suki Ferguson looks at three different ways Quakers are tackling the issue.
21 August 2018
3 Quakers share their approach to climate justice
by Emily Dervišević
In their efforts to tackle climate change, Friends are finding new common ground with other faith groups.
24 July 2018
Should Quakers eat less animal produce?
by Emily Dervišević
Emily Dervišević explores whether Quakers should eat less animal produce – a question that takes her across the globe.
30 May 2018
Climate justice: a cause for cautious optimism?
by Maya Williams
A recent government announcement could signal a welcome shift in how Britain takes responsibility for its carbon emissions but that doesn't mean campaigners should ease the pressure, says Maya Williams.