I wonder if you have thought what it might be like to be facing climate breakdown, without having a faith? For many people, this is their reality. I have for so long now been sure that I am loved, that I have a reason for hope, and that nothing can separate me from the love … Continue reading What can we as Christians offer to climate change activists?
I was fortunate to spend some time with rebels at Marble Arch and Parliament Square last week. This is a movement with a difference, and we have much to learn. You may have noticed that the only arrests were of people who had chosen to stand or sit somewhere which was inconvenient – in the … Continue reading What do we as Christians have to learn from Extinction Rebellion?
Christian Extinction Rebellion members participate in mass die-in at the Tate Modern, while other members are on bail from DLR action. Members of Christian Climate Action(CCA) participated in a mass die-in outside the Tate Modern as part of Extinction Rebellion on Saturday, as Extinction Rebellion’s two week long International Rebellion draws to a close. The … Continue reading Die-in at Tate Modern
Before taking action at the DLR, Christian activists shared their motivations in this video: https://youtu.be/qDsyV1ob4pg
Five members of Christian Climate Action have been arrested for climbing on top of a DLR train, during a peaceful protest to challenge the financial district to take responsibility for its role in climate catastrophe. Those arrested are: Ruth Jarman, 55 year-old mother of three, Phil Kingston, 83 year-old grandfather, Nick Cooper, 36 shoe cobbler, … Continue reading Speech from on top of a DLR train
Today Greta Thunberg’s European tour took her to London where she delivered an impassioned and empowering speech to the Extinction Rebellion Protestors at the Marble Arch site. Sixteen-year-old Greta entered the solar powered stage with 83-year-old Phil Kingston – an ex-parole officer from Bristol who has been arrested multiple times for the Extinction Rebellion protest. … Continue reading Greta Thunberg takes to Extinction Rebellion Stage with Pensioner Arrestee Phil Kingston
A direct action protest was held on Good Friday outside the Heathrow Express at Paddington Station during the XR International Rebellion. Members of Christian Climate Action held a vigil and used chalk spray paint on the Heathrow Express train to call for government action on climate change and highlight the part played by the aviation … Continue reading Vigil and Direct Action at Heathrow Express