XR York rebel Emma Peute introduces the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill and explains why we should be getting behind it.
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Climate Justice is Social Justice: the necessity of Demand 0
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.
Building Back Better with the people of York
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.
How Can We Build Back Better?
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.
Regenerative Culture, XR, and COVID-19
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.
Ecofascism, Coronavirus, Capitalism: The destruction of life
XR York Co-ordinator Merry Dickinson explores the complex relationship between COVID-19 and the climate emergency.
XR York and the C Word
Media Coordinator Laura Cox tackles the subject we can’t (and shouldn’t) avoid talking about.
The Last Human
A haunting poem from XR York’s Patrick Thelwell, which imagines the end of humanity in the wake of environmental and ecological collapse.
Arrestee testimonial: ‘I do not regret it’
An anonymous arrestee from the recent Shell action in Cambridge shares their first-hand experience of arrest.
XR: Influencing The UK’s Media
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.