Saturday, September 30, 2006

Campaign Against Climate Change (Scotland)

Campaign Against Climate Change (Scotland)

PLEASE SEE ENTRY BELOW for our public climate change meetings on Monday 9th October and on Wednesday, 18th October and please come along!

Book your transport to Britain's biggest Climate March ever on 4th November now!

Saturday, 4th November will see the largest ever global demonstrations against climate change, in around 40 different countries. Those are taking place just before the opening of the important UN Climate Change Talks in Nairobi, and should send a strong message to political leaders that we need urgent measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions now.

The London Climate March will be meeting from 10.45 outside the US embassy at Grosvenor Square. For a full programme, see the national website . The march will meet up with a large event and rally organised by the Stop Climate Change coalition at Trafalgar Square, called I-Count. For full details of the I-Count event, see here: .

Stop Climate Chaos have got an agreement with National Express so that people can get the Megabus from anywhere in the UK to get to the event, for a return fare of 4.50 pounds. They also provide details of any other transport which has been locally arranged (although, from Aberdeen, it will have to be Megabus or the train). Given this very cheap deal, we will not be booking our own coach - doing so would cost around 2000 pounds. Please phone now to book your ticket for the overnight Megabus. For details of how to do that (with the special phone number and reference number to quote), see here:

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Campaign Against Climate Change (Scotland)

Campaign Against Climate Change (Scotland)

Two public meetings in October:

Please come along to two public meetings:

Monday, 9th October, 7.30 pm, Aberdeen Foyer, Marywell Street (off Crown Street):
'The Threat of Climate Change' , Sarah Hughes, Oceanographer
' Reducing Carbon Emissions from your Home', speaker from SCARF
' What is Scotland Doing about Climate Change Emissions?', Shiona Baird MSP
' How Can We Prevent the Worst of Climate Chaos?', local group speaker

Wednesday, 18th October, 7.30 pm, Aberdeen Art Centre, King Street
"The Climate of Poverty': Joint Meeting Organised by Christian Aid and Aberdeen Campaign Against Climate Change
Marjorie Clarke from Christian Aid will present their new report about climate change and developing countries.

Please let others know about those events. If you would like posters or fliers, please email your details to

Campaign Against Climate Change (Scotland)

Campaign Against Climate Change (Scotland)

16th September Event

Thank you everybody who came to help out at our stall, display and stunt on 16th September, which was part of the National Day of Action.

Six of us were dressed up in 'extreme weather gear', we had a banner and placards and lots of photos, and we got through our leaflets much quicker than expected. We got coverage in the P&J and on BBC Radio Scotland (Aberdeen news). 13 new people joined our email list, which is the largest number from any one stall. I had a lot of good discussions with members of the public and the response was largely positive. Only one or two shouted angrily that 'there is nothing anybody can do about the climate changing'.

Monday, September 11, 2006

Campaign Against Climate Change (Scotland)

Campaign Against Climate Change (Scotland)

Please come along on Saturday, 16th September to take part in the National Day of Action.

We will be meeting at 1pm outside Marks and Spencer in Aberdeen to raise awareness of climate chaos and the need to act now, and to let people know about the national climate change march in London, 4th November. There will be coaches from Scotland and we can book places for people from Aberdeen.

On Saturday, five of us will be dressing up in 'extreme weather gear', to show the different faces of climate chaos: Parched and sunburnt (droughts and heatwaves), drenched (heavy rain), diving gear (flooding from rising seas), battling storms.

We need as many people as possible to hold a banner and placards, help with a stall and leaflet!