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If we are serious about preventing catastrophic warming, we need to stop Barclays funding any new coal mines, drill any new fracking sites or build any more pipelines. Not a single one. Take action to tell them we’re done expanding the fossil fuel frontier.

Divest Barclays Action Guide

If we are serious about preventing catastrophic warming, we need to stop Barclays funding any new coal mines, drill any new fracking sites or build any more pipelines. Not a single one. Take action to tell them we’re done expanding the fossil fuel frontier.

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Go Green Week 2018 Uni Managers Handbook

If you're a member of staff at a university, for example an Environment or Sustainability Manager, and you're thinking of organising events for Go Green Week 2018, download our Go Green Week 2018 University Handbook.

People & Planet are collaborating with partners such as National Union of Students (NUS) to organise events you can host on your campus. Let us know if you're interested in showing the film To the Ends of the Earth at a discounted rate or hosting one of the webinars.

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Go Green Week Students' Union Handbook

If you're a sabbatical officer or staff member at a students' union and are interested in organising event for Go Green Week 2018, download our Go Green Week 2018 Students' Union Handbook for plenty of ideas!

People & Planet are collaborating with partners including National Union of Students (NUS) to organise a number of events you can host at your SU during the week. These include discounted film screenings, webinars on building solidarity and planning campaigns, and getting students campaigning with petitioning and passing SU motions.

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Go Green Week 2018 Student Handbook

Check out our Go Green Week 2018 Student Handbook for ideas on how to use the week to build your fossil free movement on campus including discounted film screenings, webinars on solidarity and campaign planning, campaign escalation workshops and actions to take to build popular support.

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Go Green Week 2018

Go Green Week 2018

For Go Green Week 2018, People & Planet are supporting students across the UK to escalate the movement for climate justice.

We’re demanding that banks stop financing fossil fuel extraction which drives the climate crisis and global human rights abuses. Launched in September 2017, students are demanding that Barclays – the dirtiest UK high-street bank - to ditch all fossil fuel finance.

Oxford Students Join #MazaskaTalks Demanding Barclays Divest

This morning (October 24), we held a peaceful demonstration in Barclay’s bank on Cornmarket Street. Our group of students from the University of Oxford and members of the city joined an international effort to demand banks to stop funding fossil fuel expansion projects, “before it is too late”.

Barclays, specifically has invested £48 million in Kinder Morgan, the largest pipeline company in North America and the corporation responsible for Trans Mountain, a pipeline to transport the least efficient, dirtiest oil out of the tar sands in Canada.

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Young Labour Supports Divestment and Boycotts Barclays!

This weekend (14-15 October) Young Labour – the youth wing of the UK Labour Party – passed a policy motion that included supporting fossil fuel divestment and joining the #DivestBarclays campaign to boycott the bank until they ditch fossil fuel finance.

The motion was heard at the National Youth Policy Conference 2017 and its success means that it is now the official position of Young Labour and will be proposed to the Labour Party on behalf of its young members to become national policy. See the motion in full below.

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