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This week we have been attempting close to all-day live coverage of the Extinction Rebellion around the world. We’ve been linking to as many of the actions being live-streamed each day as we can, and inviting responses from guests who join us live. One of the most powerful actions of the week as George Monbiot’s […]
If you have ever been on the Deep Time Walk, you will know what a profound sense it can evoke of the unhurried evolution of life on Earth throughout virtually all of its 4.6 billion years. Even bacteria, the first forms of life, didn’t appear for a billion years. Dinosaurs only appear as the end […]
Token children’s coffins in the street, songs of lamentation, letters from children, demands for radical action on the climate catastrophe from Church authorities on their way into a key meeting in Church House, London on 12th February 2020. Live coverage of a moving vigil by Christian Climate Action with Extinction Rebellion, bringing home the urgent necessity […]
Year after year the UN Climate Conferences, the COPs, face the same contradiction. In order to help solve the climate crisis delegates will once again fly from all over the world, emitting thousands of tons of greenhouse gases. Two steps backwards for every step forward. And this at a time when there are more and […]
Are EVs right for you? And are they right for the environment? A fascinating presentation by Anthony Simpson, Research Associate (Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles), University of Reading. A meeting of Chinnor and Thame Friends of the Earth, December 2019. Interesting to compare this with my first outing to explore the possibility of getting an […]
Should Christians, including clergy, be breaking the law as part of Extinction Rebellion? Is non-violent direct action the only way to galvanise action on the climate emergency we face? Dr.Simone Kotva, research fellow at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, reflects on the moral and theological issues that are becoming increasingly urgent as the global crisis unfolds. A film […]
Ruth Jarman of Christian Climate Action goes on trial at Hendon Magistrates Court for her part in the Extinction Rebellion in London.
Twelve years ago as part of our greening campaign we started looking at electric cars. This was the story as it appeared back then. Nothing back then seemed really practical. But now finally the time seemed right to take the plunge, and looking at all the models, the Nissan Leaf looked like it would work […]
Is this an answer to global warming that we’re missing? What do you think? This is a short taster for a documentary coming soon on a new campaign by Nick Dunlop and the Climate Parliament
<img src=”https://www.flemingpolicycentre.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/filming-1.jpg” alt=”David Fleming on Hampstead Heath, June 2010″ width=”490px” /> As film-makers we’ve been set a fascinating challenge – can we bring to life a set of ideas that could prove crucial to the future of our society? How can we do justice to the legacy of the unique writer, economist and ecologist, David […]
What do you make of this? The topic could hardly be more urgent: our common future and how to survive it. We’re opening up for collaboration a major new documentary about the unique vision of the radical economist, David Fleming. This is the first of a dozen tasters for your feedback with ideas, events and […]