This evening, XR York will take to the road in a peaceful swarming action to highlight the city's congestion problem. Petra Bistričić, student and Action & Logistics Coordinator, will speak at the City of York council's meeting taking place during the swarm. Her address follows below.
York’s Climate Hustings: Are Local Politicians Taking Climate Change Seriously?
Lily Draper, student and blogger, shares her thoughts on the recent climate Hustings hosted by the UK School Climate Network at the Malthouse, York.
The Road To Traffic Reduction
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.
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...
Askham Bog Council Address by Andreas Heinemeyer
On the 31st of October, members of XR York processed to the council's general meeting with giant, leaf-like lanterns previously used as part of a twilight display at Askham Bog. Ecologist and researcher Andreas Heinemeyer spoke on behalf of Extinction Rebellion York at the meeting. His address follows below.
A Moment From The Rebellion by Adam Myers
Adam Myers, Regenerative Culture and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, gives a moving insight into last month's International Rebellion.
Understanding Non-Violent Direct Action (NVDA)
Laura Cox explores one of Extinction Rebellion's most well known acronyms, NVDA, and the motivation behind using non-violent tactics.
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.