As it happened: nationwide shutdown of Barclays, fossil fuel funder
Behind every fossil fuel company is a bank. And Barclays is the worst in Europe, pumping $85 billion into fossil fuels between 2016 and 2018. So Greenpeace activists shut down Barclays branches around the UK in protest. Here's what happened.
Covid-19 needs our attention right now, but recovery measures could be part of the solution for the climate emergency
Right now, the coronavirus pandemic is the global priority. We all need to work together to save lives and keep our communities together. But the climate and nature emergencies will still be there when the spread of Covid-19 is brought under control. With the right recovery, this could be the moment we take the measures that solve the climate crisis at the same time we escape from this one.
In the far west of Wales, a little too close to the sea, lies a small village called Fairbourne. It’s being called the first place in the UK to be lost to climate change, as rising sea levels and extreme weather become too much to defend it from.