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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
Laura Cox writes about her recent experience at International Rebellion and the importance of challenging the culture surrounding climate activist arrests.
XRYork Media Coordinator Laura Cox explains the why, what, where, and how of the upcoming International Rebellion.
Michael Regan, PhD student at the University of Lancaster, reflects on the closing day of the Northern Rebellion.
Catherine Love, freelance arts journalist, shares her thoughts after spending a weekend at the Northern Rebellion.