Category: Environment

The Climate Emergency – the search for hope beyond denial and despair : 13-14 Jul, ONLINE

The 2021 Modern Church Conference addresses the greater emergency that sits at present in the background of the coronavirus pandemic – the progressive impact of climate change. But it will not be two days of doom and gloom. Grave
as the emergency is, we shall be looking for positive directions in which to think, act, and pray.

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Relay to COP26 : Your help needed!

We’re excited that our Relay to COP26 begins in under two weeks!
We also have some favours to ask!
We only have about 50% of volunteer roles filled for the start of Cornwall-Bristol. This beginning stretch is hugely important as it will be the first part of the route that people see, and we hope that starting well will encourage others to get involved as the Relay travels.

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Extinction Rebellion announces plan of action for Cornwall G7 Summit

Extinction Rebellion revealed their plans for the G7 Summit in Cornwall (11 – 13 June.) The series of protests – to be held across the UK in the run up to, and during the summit – will be focused on the failure of G7 nations to respect the global climate commitments they made in Paris in 2015, and to urge the leaders meeting at Carbis Bay in Cornwall to act immediately to address the Climate and Ecological Emergency.

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Sound the Alarm March : 11 Jun, St Ives

On the first day of the G7 Summit Extinction Rebellion plans to hold a creative and artistic, but noisy protest march through the centre of St. Ives. Supporters are invited to “sound the alarm” for climate justice by making as much noise as possible with air horns, drums, rattles and other instruments. The march will feature a large samba band and many pop up theatrical actions.

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