On strategy and tactics of Extinction Rebellion

After Extinction Rebellion activists blocked a subway in London by climbing onto the roof of a train, passengers reacted furious and dragged activists from the roof or chased them on the roof. The action was then seen by the media as a “backlash” or “failure” [0]. Personally I do not share this view based on…

Int. Extinction Rebellion Week, Berlin, Oct 7 – A personal summary

The official (German) final press release of the International Extinction Rebellion Week in Berlin is linked below [1]. My personal highlights: Active participation in the meeting “re:claim THE HOUSE” including member of parliament of various parties (CDU, SPD, Grüne, FDP, Linke) and various climate movements (Fridays/Scientists For Future, Extinction Rebellion, Ende Gelände,…) including Prof. Volker…

re:claim THE HOUSE – Dialog mit Mitgliedern des Deutschen Bundestags in Berlin

Note: German and English version available. Deutsche und Englische Version verfügbar. Deutsch. Durch einen glücklichen Zufall konnte ich heute, 16. Oktober 2019, 14-16Uhr, an dem Dialog “re:claim THE HOUSE” zwischen Vertretern verschiedener Klimabewegungen (Prof. Volker Quaschning und Dr. Gregor Hagedorn für “Scientists for Future”, Clara Mayer  für “Fridays for Future”, Ende Gelände, Extinction Rebellion, uva…

The (real) top environmental problems

”I used to think the top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse, and climate change. I thought that with 30 years of good science we could address those problems. But I was wrong. The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed, and apathy … and to deal with those we need a spiritual and cultural…

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