Divestment and the 2022 Elections: Briefing for Activists

04apr6:30 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventDivestment and the 2022 Elections: Briefing for ActivistsFind out about the UK Divest pledge and what you can do to get your local candidates to commit to ending investment in fossil fuels. OrganiserUK Divest6:30 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+00:00) Event TypeClimate ActionThemeEnergy & Renewables

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On Thursday 5 May, local council elections will be taking place across the UK. The upcoming elections offer an unmissable opportunity to get local politicians to publicly declare their support for fossil fuel divestment.

On Monday 4 April, we will be launching our campaign to secure pledges from candidates in all nations and across all political persuasions – but we can’t do this without your help!

Event details

We are inviting interested groups and invidivuals to come together to share ideas and start making plans to get as many candidates as possible to commit to taking climate action and supporting the vital move towards a zero-carbon future.

  • Find out more about the UK Divest pledge and how can you use it
  • Key dates, resources and training for activists
  • Becoming an “Elections Organiser” – what is the role and how can you apply? [Click here for more information]
  • Workshop creative ideas for securing candidate pledges in your area
  • Begin thinking about what comes next – how can we use pledges to hold newly elected candidates to account?

It’s also your chance to ask any questions you might have about getting involved.

All are welcome — whether you’re already part of a local group or looking for a way in to taking climate action, this is a great opportunity to get started.



(Monday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+00:00)