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Greenbelt 2016: Bright Now meets Bill McKibben

Operation Noah volunteers in "Bright Now" T-shirts with Bill McKibben.

In our second blog post from Greenbelt 2016, Operation Noah volunteer Jade Ashley Till  writes about the day Bright Now met Bill McKibben. Read more




Greenbelt 2016: eagerly awaiting a climate of change

Jean Leston holding Bright Now poster.

Operation Noah trustee Jean Leston reports from our first day at Greenbelt 2016. Read more




The most urgent moral issue facing humanity

Bishop David Atkinson reflects on the messages from the Fossil Free Tour.

Speaker panel at the Fossil Free Tour (Operation Noah board member Sunniva Taylor on the right).

A call for disinvestment from fossil fuels! Nearly 1000 people, including many students and many from Christian churches, filled the Troxy cinema in Limehouse, London, on Friday 1st November for the concluding session of the ‘Fossil Free’ Europe tour, featuring American environmentalist Bill McKibben. Another 5000 people watched live screenings in 39 countries. I was there, along with other members of the Operation Noah Board, to see the culmination of months of planning from Operation Noah’s Bright Now team along with our partners and People & Planet.

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A rare privilege: our meeting with Bill McKibben

By Isabel Carter, Chair of Operation Noah

Bill McKibben with Operation Noah board members Siobhan Grimes and Sunniva Taylor

Operation Noah was a partner in organizing the Fossil Free tour which brought Bill McKibben over as keynote speaker. Because of this the Operation Noah board were offered the chance to meet with him privately which we took with both hands! What a privilege.

Bill is quietly spoken and unassuming; that is until he gets warmed up. During the hour which we had with him, the conversation was wide ranging, informative and inspiring for those of us who met with him. Read more