WHAT an uplifting sight, to see so many people mobilised to march together, raising awareness of the danger we all face from the climate emergency.

We all have a collective duty to ensure that elected representatives and corporate powers start to act quickly and responsibly to protect our future and that of vulnerable populations and ecosystems across our world.

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Inaction on their part, thus far, means that direct action has now become necessary.

We all have a duty to speak up, and it seems that the people of Taunton are finally ready to play their part in protecting our future.