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’.
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Just Do What You Can
Media Co-ordinator Laura Cox explains why positive change must come from positive conversations, avoiding narratives of guilt.
Soil: Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
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…
The Silent Activist
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?
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.