The UK is hosting the long-delayed 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021.
And of course Frome is not going to be left out.
Camino to COP26
Described as ‘A pilgrimage for climate justice’, Camino to COP26 is a mass walk from London and Bristol to Glasgow, arriving in Glasgow on 30th October.
Here Frome resident Jenny talks about why she is about to join the Camino and walk 500 miles to Glasgow:
XR Frome Blackbirds
We hope and expect that the XR Frome Blackbirds will be sounding the alarm at COP26
Insulate Britain demand that the British government fund insulation of all social housing by 2025, and that, by the end of 2021, they create a plan to fund retrofitting of insulation of all homes in Britain by 2030. They have held a series of protests in support of these demands, blockading roads, motorways and the Port of Dover.
This article from the Frome Times explains why one Frome resident was moved to take part.