Global Day of Action - what happened in Wales?

Published: 25 Nov 2021

On 6 November communities across Wales sent a clear message to our leaders that we need drastic and urgent action on climate change at the Glasgow Climate Talks.
Person holding a climate change placard
Philippa Coulston from Bridgend Friends of the Earth at the London rally


The Earth's on fire while our leaders drag their feet. Our local group members and activists joined others in their communities across Wales let them know how they felt.



Friends of the Earth Cardiff took part in a big event they helped to organise with the COP 26 Coalition Hub.

People on a climate demo in Cardiff










Climate march in Cardiff, outside city hall











Demonstrators met at  Bangor Pier and marched to the Clock Tower in Bangor town centre, where a rally with speakers was held.

People marching

Climate march in Bangor











A tiny forest was planted at Morgan Jones Park. 

People planting a tiny forest in Caerphilly









 People planting trees










Walkers, cyclists and paddlers made their way to the Llangollen Town centre for a demonstration.

People wearing Earth heads












People on a climate demo












Cyclists on a climate demo











There was a march down Broad Street with banners to gather at the Cross.

A e-bike flotilla started at Tesco’s car park and ended up at the Cross.



The local Friends of the Earth group went to  Cardiff for the Cardiff Global day of Action.



The local Friends of the Earth group had an information stand, craft and litter pick in the town before heading off to  Cardiff for the main demo.

A child and someone in a Santa costume holding a Earth's on Fire placard









Pontypridd Friends of the Earth at a stand in town













A showcase of environmentally friendly community groups, businesses, activities, and volunteering opportunities based in and around Ruthin gathered in the Market Hall.

Stand in a market hall











The COP26 Swansea hub organised a rally.

Climate march in Swansea










Climate march in Swansea

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