You may have heard about the protests organized in London by Extinction Rebellion in April 2019. The group was disrupting life in the city in order to draw attention to the climate crisis. Extinction Rebellion has its own chapter in Madison and Helena White sat down with two members to learn more about the organization.
Damita Brown talks with Stephanie Spehar and Justin Novotny from Extinction Rebellion about the intersection of climate justice and social justice and how we can save the world and ourselves too. Photo by Tipocracia on Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/2j8gmre
Just last year, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a special report detailing the impacts of raising the average global temperature 1.5 degrees Celsius. The impacts range from rising sea levels to more devastating weather systems to heavy droughts with no end in sight. With a growing number of publications, reports […]
On Monday, April 15, activists in cities all around the world staged demonstrations to draw attention to the urgency of climate catastrophe. For the first part of the program, Patty catches up with two local activists, Justin Novotny and Tim Walton, to discuss their involvement with the Extinction Rebellion movement here in Madison. Then, Patty […]
Climate activism is on the rise throughout the US and globally. Today, host Bert Zipperer gets updates from Lynn Haanen and Sarah Lunnon from Stroud, England about Brexit, Green Party politics, and the Extinction Rebellion movement in the UK.