Submitted by ian on Wed, 03/11/2021 - 16:59

More than 20 Brent FoE members and supporters gathered at lunchtime today (Wednesday 3rd November) outside the Barclays Bank Branch in Cricklewood, to point out and protest about the bank's woeful record on support for fossil fuels, deforestation and environmental destruction.

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The demonstration was also supported by Brent Trades Union Council, members of the Labour and Green Parties, and many other local people.

Members of the public happily took our leaflets and were dismayed to learn of the extent of the bank's involvement in climate-destructive projects. Barclays customers said that they would look at moving their funds to more ethical banks, and we encouraged those who remained customers to put pressure on the bank to change its strategy.

We also took the opportunity to publicise the national actions on Saturday, including the London march for Climate Justice. Details of where in Brent to meet here

Write-up in the Kilburn Times can be found here.

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Activities in the run-up to COP26

Submitted by ian on Sun, 22/08/2021 - 17:46

In the run -up to COP26 (Conference of the Parties - an International Government Level Conference about Climate Change) Climate Action groups all over the country have been asked to be very active demanding much stronger action to combat Climate Change. Brent FoE has a number of activities plans. (see below OR click 'Read more' at bottom right) 

Can you help?

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Brent FoE Hustings

Submitted by ian on Sat, 10/04/2021 - 21:14

 

 

On April 8th We hosted an online Hustings, with members of the Green, Labour and Liberal Democrat Parties answering questions of the public, Chaired very capably by local author and barrister Hashi Mohammed. Watch the full video above.

 

Campaigning in the crisis

Submitted by ian on Sat, 30/05/2020 - 10:50

  

Covid-19 - How to campaign


These are unsettling times for us all, particularly the most vulnerable in our society. The most important thing you can do right now is to keep yourself, and the wider community, safe. If we are to be effective climate activists in the future, we need to look after our physical and mental wellbeing now.