Greens in Larkhall & Stonehouse: Courage needed on climate change

News date: 
23rd Nov 2015
Green stall in Lark

 South Lanarkshire Greens braved the cold in Larkhall and Stonehouse at the weekend inviting the public to join their 'Climate Bus' to a rally in Edinburgh ahead of the international talks on climate change in December.

Kirsten Robb, MSP candidate for the Scottish Green Party at next May's Holyrood elections, said "Despite the cold, we got a warm welcome in Larkhall and Stonehouse. Real action on climate change is a no brainer - it will not only protect the clean air and water we all rely on but also deliver many new jobs and help address poverty, here and abroad. This Saturday we are inviting like minded people to join Greens from South Lanarkshire telling our leaders to act responsibly and courageously on climate change."

Campaigners from South Lanarkshire will join Scotland’s Climate March in Edinburgh on Saturday to demand world leaders take action to tackle climate change and are inviting more people to join them on a low cost bus organised to and from the rally, picking up in East Kilbride and Hamilton - message the South Lanarkshire Greens facebook page or email kirsten.robb@scottishgreens.org.uk to book. The march is part of a weekend of global action ahead of a major United Nations climate change summit, taking place in Paris from 30 November to 11 December. Thousands of people are expected to take part in the march to urge world leaders to agree an ambitious deal in Paris to take the strong action needed to combat climate change.

Scotland’s Climate March is being organised by Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, a diverse coalition of organisations in Scotland campaigning together on climate change. Those taking part are being asked to wear bright colours. World leaders meeting in Paris must agree an ambitious deal to tackle the problem and follow it up with real action.

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