Fossil Free

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Climate Forest Row are presenting a multi-faceted evening starting with a short introduction to what they’ve been up to in the context of world events over the last year. You will hear about the group’s focus on divestment. The 2015 film Fossil Free is all about this global campaign although focusing on actions in the Netherlands and Germany. The evening will continue with a short presentation on the group’s own divestment strategy followed by an open discussion between the audience and some invited guests.

“Impassioned climate change activists all over the world may have a new and entirely unexpected ally in their cause: the financial sector. On the heels of the recent climate change talks in Paris, groups of concerned citizens have gathered their resources to place pressure on wealthy institutions who invest in the fossil fuel industry.”

“The climate change movement is multi-faceted, and victories can be won on many sides if we remain fully engaged in the issue. Fossil Free is a valuable examination of one such effort to contain this growing crisis” – Top Documentary Filmsv

Climate Forest Row is a new group formed to enable local people to “do something” about climate change in the face of inaction by governments and resistance to change by corporations heavily invested in the carbon economy.