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Divestment with Swansea Council’s Pension Fund Committee

Swansea Council’s Pension Fund Committee may not agree to remove fossil fuel investment banks from their portfolio because these investment banks offer good returns. One of the investment banks they use is JP Morgan and Aberdeen Asset Management. However, by the time our current council employees retire, fossil fuel investment may have dried up due […]

XR Swansea: Local Democracy Strategy

Environmental and Social Progress through Local Democracy, Participatory Budgeting and Community Organising XR has 3 core demands. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extinction_Rebellion  The 1st of these demands is for “The Government must tell the truth about the climate and wider ecological emergency, reverse inconsistent policies and work alongside the media to communicate with citizens.” As a result of the […]

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Pink Sparrows Ground Display

Following Swansea Council’s declaration of a Climate Emergency on 27th June, members of Swansea Extinction Rebellion will perform a “Pink Sparrows Ground Display”. Beach performances during the Swansea air show, July 6-7, offer a light-hearted way of raising awareness of the Climate Emergency with the public. The ‘sparrows’ will perform the moves made famous by […]