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Cut the Carbon March, Christian Aid

The ‘Cut the Carbon March’ aims to raise awareness all over the UK of the fact that climate change is currently a reality and affecting many people, particularly the poor, in certain parts of the world. The march has been organised by Christian Aid and started in Bangor, N Ireland on 14 July, and will eventually make its way to the London Stock Exchange by 2 October. There will also be several major rallies and smaller local events along the way. The march arrives into Bristol on Sat 15th Sept, 2007, where events will be taking place on College Green.

For OFFLOAD, Christian Aid have collaborated on the panel discussion ‘Trading Places: Contemporary responses to the commodification our environment and social spaces’. This panel discussion will take place at the Watershed, 15.30-17.00 with artist Amy Balkin, (US), Dr. Adrian Woolard, BBC and members participating on the ‘Cut the Carbon March’, Tim Jones, World Development Movement (UK) and Cassia Bechara (BR), Movimiento Sem Terra – Landless Movement.