Green shoots

BYM joined more than seventy organisations in the COP26 Coalition to launch ‘a year of climate mobilisation from the ground up’.

Friends continued their witness on the climate emergency, following the ominous warnings of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report in 2018 that there are just twelve years to limit the most devastating impacts of global warming. The year ended with disappointment as campaign and faith groups, including Quakers, said that the government had failed to put the climate emergency at the heart of its 2020 Spending Review. BYM tweeted: ‘We urgently need a climate plan with public investment in green jobs, public services and climate justice.’

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