In the spirit of Black History Month, the month in which we shine a light on the history of Black British people, XR York rebel Emma Peute profiles some of the lesser told stories of climate activism.
Following our event at West Bank Park, XR York has been continuing to campaign for a coronavirus recovery plan that puts people and planet first, working with local organisations and communities in the city.
West Bank Park in Acomb isn’t a bad place to spend a sunny afternoon, especially when there’s live music, gardening tips, and community arts projects involved… Despite the ongoing threat of COVID-19, a better world is within reach.
Take a walk through Windmill Woods, and you’ll find a cacophony of creative jewels glinting in the undergrowth…
XR York’s Conor Cooley reports back on the recent social distancing action, held at the Minster in support of our critical workers.
At the moment, most people’s energy is taken up with the international need to tackle the threat and effects of the Coronavirus outbreak. Gatherings to protest about the climate are not possible, therefore it is a good time to focus on regenerative action.
XR York Co-ordinator Merry Dickinson explores the complex relationship between COVID-19 and the climate emergency.
Media Coordinator Laura Cox tackles the subject we can’t (and shouldn’t) avoid talking about.
An anonymous arrestee from the recent Shell action in Cambridge shares their first-hand experience of arrest.
At the start of the UK’s Climate Learning Week, XR York activist and university lecturer Catherine Love discusses the importance of education to the fight for climate action.