Danielle Paffard narrowly avoided jail after shutting down Heathrow with other protesters
Danielle Paffard, 28, grew up underneath the Heathrow flight path in Richmond. She has been campaigning on climate and social justice issues since graduating from Oxford in 2009. She founded the ethical finance organisation Move Your Money, and currently works for global climate campaigning organisation 350.org, running the fossil free divestment campaign. She lives in Whitechapel, London.
Shelagh asked Ms Paffard what her family’s reaction was to the idea that she might end up in jail. The activist shares what her mother’s response to the dramatic protest was…
Richard Hawkins, 32, lives on the edge of the Snowdonia national park in Wales. He works for an independent research centre focusing on climate change, energy and economics and has a degree in Law, specialising in international environmental law.