Hope, action and transformation

Paul Parker describes a recent global dialogue

There’s a walk I go on from home which takes me past my old school. It looks smaller now, despite having new classrooms and a lick of paint, but children play outside it as they always did. The other week I met a man who’d been to visit his father’s old school. They found it, but it was not only in ruins, but under a metre of salt water. It was claimed by the rising Pacific Ocean; children will never play outside it again. While we in the UK enjoy a bit of sunshine and grumble about the heat, for many the reality of climate change bites hard.

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