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.
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.
In this essay, Patrick Thelwell deals with the BBC’s reporting of the Extinction Rebellion protests beginning in October 2018, concluding the sustained direct action increased the quality and depth of the BBC’s reporting on Climate Breakdown.
Media Co-ordinator Laura Cox explains why positive change must come from positive conversations, avoiding narratives of guilt.
XR York Research Co-Ordinator and University of York student Will James takes a harrowing look at the numbers behind the climate catastrophe.
According to Alastair Fitter, fellow of the Royal Society and University of York professor, a single teaspoon of soil can contain thousands of species and millions of organisms. Sadly, its significance is still largely unrecognised…
Extinction Rebellion aims to promote mental wellbeing through regenerative culture. But despite this, many of the situations members find themselves in can be loud, stressful, and overwhelming. So, how does the movement support neurodiversity?