Quakers pave way for climate emergency declarations

As part of a news round-up, Rebecca Hardy looks at Quaker backing for council's around the country declaring climate emergencies

As 2018 drew to a close with the ominous warnings of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report tolling in people’s ears – that the human race had just twelve years to limit the most devastating impacts of global warming – a steady wave of councils kicked the year off by pledging to go carbon-neutral over the next decade.

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