6th November 2015

All Roads Lead to Paris

Like the sound of a low-carbon future?

Now is the time to act!

This winter, scientists and world leaders are meeting in Paris for a climate summit. They could take important steps on the journey to the future we all want.

Each country has submitted an Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC). In plain English, that means a pledge to do something. But the pledges are only a few pages long, so there’s plenty of scope for negotiation. We’ll need to keep the pressure on to ensure the final deal makes a real difference.

Many people will be travelling to Paris for the start of the conference, to demand a low-carbon future.

You can take part in this journey: whether travelling all the way, or a short distance in solidarity.

Throughout November & December: support the Lambeth Declaration
Pop into Peace Hub to support the Lambeth Declaration, calling on leaders to make a meaningful agreement in Paris.

Saturday 21st November: Exhibits & Conversations
Different faith perspectives on a low carbon future.  2pm Bull St Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham, B4 6AF.

Saturday 28th November: Footsteps – Faiths for a Low Carbon Future
A multi-faith walk of witness & vigil to uphold those working for a low carbon future in Paris.  7pm St Martin in the Bullring, Edgbaston Street, Birmingham, B5 5BB.

Sunday 29th November: People’s March for Climate Justice & Jobs (London)
A national demonstration at the opening of the conference.  We have a coach travelling from Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX: reserve a seat here.

Thursday 10th December: Film Screening – This Changes Everything
Just before the conference closes, watch Naomi Klein’s inspiring new film courtesy of the Film Coop & sign Friends of the Earth’s banner to be taken to Paris. 7pm at Birmingham Midland Institute, B3 3BS.

Friday 11th December – Sunday 13th December: Demonstration in Paris
Activism at the close of the conference to push for a meaningful agreement.  Travel & accomodation can be booked via Friends of the Earth.

Wednesday 16th December: Elieen Flanagan – Finding Hope Post-Paris
Following Paris, get inspired for the future by this talk from environmental activist Eileen Flanagan about her new book Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity. 1:45pm Bull St Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham, B4 6AF.

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