Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

November 2018 meeting: Frome Uprising and Extinction Rebellion planning

Thursday 1st November – Good Heart Cafe, Palmer Street. Bring food to share from 6.30, meeting from 7pm. We will be looking back at the ‘Frome Uprising‘ month, the three events, the demo, and the two talks, assessing how it went and if anything could have been done better and what we can learn from it.…

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Rising Up: Upping the Game — a talk by Roger Hallam

Speaker Roger Hallam outlined the impacts of climate change and what actions we can take to enable the switch away from fossil fuels. Roger said ‘The science is done – we are heading for climate catastrophe in the next decade and face the prospect of extinction if governments don’t change course very fast. Come and hear the…

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Frome Rises for Climate

An impressive crowd showed up at the Boyle Cross on the 8th September as part of the international RISE FOR CLIMATE campaign. Frome joined thousands of cities and towns around the world in holding an action and rally to demonstrate how the tide has turned in the race against climate change, to showcase climate action taking…

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July 2017 meeting: Land Use & Wildlife

July: 6th July 2017, Land Use & Wildlife July’s ‘One Planet Frome’ session was on land use. What is the condition of the land on which we all depend, and what are the implications of climate change for the way it should be managed in the future? Nikki Jones, a writer and researcher, gave a talk…

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March 2017 meeting: Zero carbon

March: 2nd March 2017: Zero Carbon March’s One Planet Frome session was on the theme of Zero Carbon. We explored our own experiences – how have we learnt about climate change? For many of us, there is a tension between the evidence that scientists are giving us and the desire to avert our gaze from such momentous information. We…

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