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.
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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.
Community Arts In Windmill Woods
Take a walk through Windmill Woods, and you’ll find a cacophony of creative jewels glinting in the undergrowth…
Action in the Age of Pandemic
XR York’s Conor Cooley reports back on the recent social distancing action, held at the Minster in support of our critical workers.
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.
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.
Climate Learning Week
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.
Famine, Fire and Floods
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’.
The Drive For A Car Free City
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.