Friends of the Earth Scotland are holding a free training day on lobbying on climate change and divestment on Saturday 20 January. The event will take place from 1030am to 430pm at The Quaker Meeting House, 38 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PS.

This FREE training day is your opportunity to learn how to lobby your MP, MSP, Councillor or university on climate change and divestment. Learn the best techniques, tricks and strategies to convince your top targets to get behind a clean energy future and divest funds from fossil fuels.

Join the fight to free Scotland from its harmful investments and relationships with fossil fuel companies! Book your free place on Eventbrite!

At the event you can expect to:

  • Meet others who are campaigning for a fossil-free future in Scotland and learn about the various campaigns taking place.
  • Learn, discuss and practise techniques for successful lobbying on divestment and climate change.
  • Participate in skill-share sessions focused on building a strong team and community outreach around your campaign; knowing how to work the local and national press to amplify the stories behind and progress of your campaign; and campaign strategy for planning and running an effective campaign.
  • Meet, join or help start a local divestment group in your area.

There will also be a free vegan lunch and delicious snacks.

Find out more on the FoES event page