Extinction Rebellion for New Rebels

Episode 1 – Extinction Rebellion for New Rebels by Extinction Rebellion Podcast

Welcome to the Extinction Rebellion Podcast!

In this first episode, Jessica Townsend and Marijn Van de Geer from Extinction Rebellion (XR) will be answering the kind of questions new rebels ask when they first join XR.

Some useful links to documents, articles, videos and people we refer to throughout this episode:

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change https://www.ipcc.ch/

How to get to zero net carbon emissions:

  • Victory Plan by Ezra Silk (co-founder and Policy Director, The Climate Mobilization) https://www.theclimatemobilization.org/victory-plan/
  • The concept of climate mobilization in mainstream political conversation (Bill McKibben)
  • Other climate mobilization plans: Paul Gilding, Lester Brown and Michael Hoexter

The XR structure

Examples of civil disobedience:

  • Gandhi’s defiance of British colonial rule laws (started March 1930)
  • The children in 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  • The suffragette movement

The science on climate breakdown and mass biodiversity loss:

Listen to this and other episodes at Podomatic… click here

  • Producer – Dave Anderson
  • Sound Editor – Dave Stitch
  • Research – Jessica Townsend & Marijn van de Geer

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