London Greenspeaker – Roisin Robinson
Roisin is a Greenspeaker based in South London and she is happy to deliver Greenpeace presentations across London. If you would like to contact Roisin, to request she speaks at an upcoming event, then please complete the form below.
I am Green activist, a mother of four and a grandmother of two. I was born and live in London, trained and worked as a journalist, presented an internet radio programme and now write poetry with the BR1 poets.
I got involved with Greenpeace over twenty years ago when I saw three people, in a 15 foot boat, sit under a Nuclear Bomb testing site. This simple strategy, done in peace, led to a global ban on ‘real’ nuclear bomb testing. Greenpeace went to the heart of the matter and placed their knowledge immediately in the public eye. I wanted to be part of that outreach.
I have been a local group coordinator for a number of groups, and am now the coordinator for Greenpeace Bromley. I have made many close friends and my favorite moments include being a Greenpeace Orangutan, being arrested in Belgium on a European action, taking part in Festival outreach and passing on campaign messages while doing street communications.
I care and continue because the future concerns me, knowing my grandchildren will face climate change – any preventive actions we take now will have a beneficial effect.
I am passionate about the threats of coal, oil and Nuclear power and about the effects company supply-chains have in the environment at their source; the effects Greenpeace campaigns can have on individuals, motivating them to take action to change laws to restrain abuse by corporations.
I have given talks and my PowerPoint presentation to pre-school, Primary and Secondary schools, Sixth-form colleges and Universities.
I feel it is important to link with young people as showing them Greenpeace campaigns, actions and successes gives them another perspective on the world.