Divest East Sussex is campaigning throughout the county, pressurising council pension fund managers to act on the climate emergency the planet faces by pulling their investments from companies mining and drilling for fossil fuels.
Author: Fran Witt
Fran has spent her career campaigning with international development charities for justice and equality. Fran attended the Paris Climate Talks in 2015, raising the voices of people living on the frontline of the climate crisis, and calling on governments to commit to a fair, ambitious and binding global deal on climate change. She has been involved in Divest East Sussex for the last four years, lobbying the East Sussex Council Pension Committee to move its investments out of the giant oil and gas companies that are driving our current climate crisis.