East Sussex residents join global call for “fast and fair” transition from fossil fuels

#RiseforClimate photocall in Hastings UK, 8 September 2018. We have 3,000 signatures but need 5,000 to force a debate on divestment at County Hall in Lewes: https://tinyurl.com/esccdivest

Press release
Divest East Sussex [1]
9 September 2018

EAST SUSSEX RESIDENTS JOIN GLOBAL CALL FOR “FAIR AND FAST TRANSITION TO A WORLD WITHOUT FOSSIL FUELS”
Locals call for end to County Council investment in oil, coal & gas, and global push for renewables

Saturday 8 September 2018: Members of the public from across East Sussex took part in a global day of action on climate change yesterday (Saturday 8 September) with a photocall and petition-drive on Hastings sea front.

An estimated 250,000 people took part in thousands of actions in 90 countries across the world, from Papua New Guinea to Panama, as part of Rise for Climate, a day of action calling for a fast and fair transition to a world without fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas) and 100% renewable energy for all [2].

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