Anna Semlyen is a former city councillor and the author of Cutting Your Car Use. In this post, she summarises how to overcome the political block in the way of effective traffic reduction.
Category Archives: opinion
The Insect Apocalypse
John Cossham, low carbon expert, explains how the climate crisis is impacting all creatures great and small.
Calling All Rebels! Don’t Compare Yourself To Rosa Parks
Madeleine Jenkins, student journalist, explains why Non-Violent Direct Action training should come with a hard-hitting history lesson…
Parenting and Activism
Keira Relton talks first hand about the challenge of raising children as a climate activist.
Beyond The Arrests: Fuelling The Rebellion
Catherine Love shares her experience of the ongoing International Rebellion, and draws attention to the many crucial roles that take place behind the scenes.
My First Day as a Rebel
Michael Regan, PhD student at the University of Lancaster, reflects on the closing day of the Northern Rebellion.
Northern Rebellion: Celebrating Climate Activism In Manchester
Catherine Love, freelance arts journalist, shares her thoughts after spending a weekend at the Northern Rebellion.
Review: Extinction Rebellion: Last Chance to Save the World
Michael Regan, PhD student at the University of Lancaster, reviews Ben Zand’s documentary Extinction Rebellion: Last Chance to Save the World?
The Wind In Their Sails – XR And Young People
Cath Heinemeyer discusses the need to get young people on board to drive the climate movement
The Struggle For Sustainable Housing
Gwen Vardigans, Education Lead at the North Yorkshire branch of the RCN, explains why quality housing is so important.