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Grandparents at Preston New Road Fracking Site July 2017

Four of our members, Fi Radford, Kate Cannell, Barbara Day and Sheila Collins took part in demonstrations which closed this site for most days during a fortnight in July. A YouTube video of three of them speaking is at

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Presentation at The Climate Coalition AGM, 14th July 2017

PHIL KINGSTON SPEAKING AT THE AGM Two members of our group, Sigurd Reimers and Phil Kingston, voiced the concerns of GfaSE about the Coalition’s policy with regard to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. This is what they said: Is The … Continue reading

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Grandparents for a Safe Earth in protest at ExxonMobil Refinery, Southampton

Some members of Grandparents for a Safe Earth joined other faith- and non-faith-based protest groups in a demonstration outside the ExxonMobil oil refinery at Fawley, near Southampton on 1st June. Although the focus of the protest was mainly on the … Continue reading

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Grandparents for a Safe Earth in protest against Barclays Bank investments in fracking

In October 2016 members of Grandparents for a Safe Earth joined with other groups in Bristol to publicise, and protest against, Barclays Bank’s investments in fracking instead of directing this funding to renewable energy and thus contributing to keeping fossil-fuels in … Continue reading

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Demonstrations at Hammersmith Magistrate’s Court and the DECC 31st May 2016

On 31st May 2016, members of GFASE staged demonstrations both at Hammersmith Magistrate’s Court, London, and at the headquarters of the Department of Energy and Climate Change. This was in support of one of our members who was being prosecuted … Continue reading

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Protestors rebrand the Dept. of Energy and Climate Change as Dept. for Extreme Climate Change, 30th November 2015

Grandparents for a Safe Earth is a secular and non-party-political  organisation which aims to be as inclusive as possible. Our members include different faiths and ideologies. We are willing to put on our website actions by a different group if … Continue reading

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Silent Procession to remember all people killed by climate change

    Silent Procession in Bristol on 25/07/15 for people killed by Climate Change This Silent Procession in Bristol city centre to remember people killed by Climate Change was a moving experience for those who took part and for many … Continue reading

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Leaflet and question for Hustings during UK election

Grandparents for a Safe Earth are attending as many hustings in Bristol and South Gloucestershire as they can in order to offer leaflets to people as they go in. Wherever possible we also ask a question about the marked absence of Climate Change from … Continue reading

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Banks and Fossil Fuels: Disinvestment actions February 2015

Grandparents at the Bristol Flashmob! Huge Investments by some UK Banks in Fossil Fuels are damaging Planet Earth. A number of reputable scientists and economists including the former UK Government Chief Scientist Sir David King; Lord Stern, the author of … Continue reading

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Global Awareness Conference at Bristol on 22/01/15

This conference was organised by a number of Christian groups in Bristol who are concerned about Climate Change. Phil Kingston, a member of  Grandparents for a Safe Earth spoke about the work of the group and about another group – Christian Climate … Continue reading

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