Quaker in court over Extinction Rebellion ‘Shell Knows’ Protest

This week, seven people – including a Quaker - charged with £25K worth of criminal damage at Shell’s London HQ are appearing at Southwark Crown Court in London for a jury trial. Dubbed the ‘Shell 7’, this is the second jury trial of an Extinction Rebellion-related case and comes almost two years to the day … Continue reading Quaker in court over Extinction Rebellion ‘Shell Knows’ Protest

Getting our own house in order: calling the Church to radical action

There are a wonderful variety of campaigns and groups in the UK helping us ‘green our churches’. Many of us in Christian Climate Action are helping our churches work towards Eco Church awards or net zero commitments.  However, we feel we also need to be able to answer the following questions:  ‘What would it look … Continue reading Getting our own house in order: calling the Church to radical action

Rev Tim Hewes and Ben Buse Jailed for Contempt of Court Over Climate Emergency

Brave Christian Climate Action (CCA) members, Rev Tim Hewes, 70, and Ben Buse were yesterday jailed for 14 days each for contempt of court. They both glued themselves to court furniture in protest at the Court’s complicity with the government’s lack of action on the climate emergency. Ben and Tim were at City of London … Continue reading Rev Tim Hewes and Ben Buse Jailed for Contempt of Court Over Climate Emergency