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.
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.
Following XR York’s Fire and Floods Solidarity Vigil to show support for those affected by the disasters unfolding in Jakarta, Australia and Zambia, XR York and prolific activist Richard Lane explains the significance of the events and introduces the concept of ‘disaster fatigue’.
Media Co-ordinator Laura Cox explains why positive change must come from positive conversations, avoiding narratives of guilt.
Adam Myers, Regenerative Culture and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, gives a moving insight into last month’s International Rebellion.
Laura Cox explores one of Extinction Rebellion’s most well known acronyms, NVDA, and the motivation behind using non-violent tactics.
Freelance arts journalist Catherine Love gives her take on some of the hard hitting, environmentally conscious performances at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.
At Friends of the Earth, we’re calling on the UK government to urgently adopt a Climate Action Plan to rapidly cut greenhouse gas emissions and build a greener and fairer society for everyone.
Eve Branston, coordinator of York’s Kith of the Earthen Star Pagan Group, shares her take on XRYork’s recent Demand A Future event.
On the 21st of June, Extinction Rebellion York hosted the first ever People’s Assembly to address climate change in the city.