Rev Sue Parfitt, 79, Commits Contempt of Court Over Climate Emergency

Christian Climate Action Member, Rev’d Sue Parfitt, committed contempt of court today by gluing herself to court furniture in protest at the Court’s complicity with the government’s lack of action on the climate emergency. Sue, 79, was at City of London Magistrates court, charged with breaking a Section 14 order during an Extinction Rebellion protest … Continue reading Rev Sue Parfitt, 79, Commits Contempt of Court Over Climate Emergency

Church Times reports on CCA’s Christmas Action

An action carried out by Christian Climate Action members, which highlights the need to think about how the climate and ecological emergency is impacting on future generations, has been headlined in the Church Times today. Across the country Christian Climate Action members put up posters in bus stops on top of the advertising that was … Continue reading Church Times reports on CCA’s Christmas Action

Reverend Arrested at MOD in Bristol on Eve of Paris Anniversary

CCA Member Rev’d Sue Parfitt was arrested on Friday 11th December as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest outside an MOD facility. The protest, held at Abbey Wood near Bristol, highlighted the greenhouse gas emissions caused by the military just days after the government announced funding for defence which is double the amount recently committed … Continue reading Reverend Arrested at MOD in Bristol on Eve of Paris Anniversary

Group of people in Prayer

CCA groups mobilise to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

Across the UK, CCA groups are meeting in socially distanced vigil to mark the fifth anniversary of the UN Paris Agreement and to pray for the fulfillment of the pledges made at that time. Adopted on 12th December 2015, and hailed as a landmark international treaty, the Paris Agreement offered real hope in the battle … Continue reading CCA groups mobilise to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

Three reapers with scythes outside KCC

Call to Kent County Council to divest from fossil fuels

Members of CCA in Kent have collaborated with XR groups on a video that highlights Kent County Council's toxic investment of pension funds into fossil fuels. To date, the Council has invested circa £350M of pension funds in fossil fuel industries and continues to do so, despite approving a declaration of Climate Emergency in May … Continue reading Call to Kent County Council to divest from fossil fuels

CCA member Clare Haworth submits Mitigation Statement to court as she pleads guilty

CCA member, Clare Haworth, was found guilty last week of wilful obstruction of the highway. She submitted the following powerful Mitigation Statement to the court explaining why she felt she had to do what she did. I consider it a necessity to continue to object to the UK Government's woeful lack of Emergency action during 2019 … Continue reading CCA member Clare Haworth submits Mitigation Statement to court as she pleads guilty