In case this is all looking like a bit much, let’s not forget why we’re doing it.We released a stirring video this week, which sets out the simple case for action now.We hope the Brits are feeling energetic, as we’ll also see uprisings this weekend in London and later this summer in Manchester, together with a wake-up call to newspapers and whatever else might be in the works…Tags: Doctoral Thesis Construction ManagementResearch Paper DiabetesNew Year Resolution EssayDrop Cap Wordpress ThesisEtd DissertationAn Essay By Einstein The World As I See ItNetworking Dissertation TopicsEuropean Union Pros And Cons EssayLaw Scholarship EssayArgumentative Essay Ideas For College
When the world watched riot police in Paris deploying teargas at short range on peaceful, seated protesters (footage may be upsetting), we witnessed a shocking level of repression (see below for more).
We hope the responses of love, shock and solidarity expressed both around the world and within the French government itself will prevent such callousness from becoming a commonplace reality.
(Speaking of high culture, we’d like to proudly unveil the first piece in a new series ‘Exploring XR’ – this week features XR in Northern Ireland!
) One British cultural institution that has yet to declare its opposition to annihilation is the ever-‘impartial’ BBC.
Whether or not the French police will change their ways, on the global scale we fear that this will not be the last time XR faces such brutality.
We know all the same that such treatment will not deter us from doing what is right.
Our movement, which bravely faces up to the loss of so much, is no stranger to trauma – nor to tears.
Nonetheless, the efforts of French police to elicit both of these from rebels last Friday marks something of a new departure in our short history of grief, love and action.
We will demand that government ACTS NOW to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025.
We will be bringing attention to the rising sea levels, floods, wildfires, extreme weather and crop failures that are already taking place, as well as the thousands of climate refugees already displaced.