Rebecca Wells discusses the ways in which we can all take action against climate change, individually and collectively.
Climate Change Protests
Why Communities Can Protest Climate Change… but Social Media Can’t Becca Wells, Foreign Correspondent in Australia, analyses Climate Change Protests in Melbourne and argues community, not social media, can make a difference. People from every corner of the city gathered outside Melbourne’s Parliament building. Indigenous landowners, Quakers, environmentalist groups, school trips, the elderly, even dogs […]
Agroup of students at the University of Exeter Penryn campus are campaigning for the university to drop its fossil fuel investments. According to Divest Penryn, the university’s endowment fund continues to hold shares worth over £2 million in fossil fuel companies. Divest Penryn addressed an open letter to the university administration on 1 May calling […]
An international walkout demanding action against climate change reached Exeter on Friday 15 March. Students of all ages in Exeter gathered outside the Northcote House reception to protest climate change inaction on the part of governments across the world. “It’s a global strike and it’s about mobilising our generation as a force for good rather […]