A group of mothers and their supporters have staged a sit-down protest in Bristol city centre to demand action on climate change.
The group of around 30 formed a circle at the top of Cascade Steps during a rainy Sunday afternoon as part of a global week of action by climate justice movement Mothers Rebellion.
The Bristol group included a doctor, an artist, an academic, a graphic designer, an events manager, an administrator, an ecologist and a retired grandmother of five, with some bringing their children along.
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They held placards and sang as they urged leaders to take immediate and swift action on phasing out fossil fuels, to help ensure a liveable future for all children.
Ava Lorenc, a mother-of-two from Southville and one of the Bristol event’s organisers, said: “As mothers, it’s our job to …