Can global, institutional conferences create meaningful spaces for authentic storytelling and listening? Or, even in light of initiatives like Fiji’s Talanoa space at COP23, is it still the grassroots work of protest and activism that generates the critical consciousness needed to create effective action on climate change?
Winter is always a particularly difficult time for rough sleepers in the UK, and with the number of homeless on the rise the need to protect them from the elements is too. Human Appeal have responded by partnering with Hands On London to collect and redistribute used coats to those who need them. Sarah checked in with the NGO’s UK Programmes Manager Samra Said to find out more about their Wrap Up campaign, which runs this week, and how people can support it.