Answering a call to action from Amazon Watch and the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB), members of Extinction Rebellion (XR) danced in the streets to speak against ecocide and genocide in the Amazon.Read More
Extinction Rebellion activists met at City Hall demanding that the City Council passed a resolution declaring a climate emergency in NYC. A climate emergency declaration is a vital first step toward confronting the hard truth of the climate crisis and speeding up New York City’s transition to an equitable, renewable economy. We can’t solve the problem if we don’t call it like it is: a life or death emergency of unprecedented proportions.
The rally took place outside at 12:00 pm and then at 1:00 pm, City Council will be holding a hearing on the resolution.
On Saturday June, 15th, members of the Fort Greene community in Brooklyn came out to voice their opposition to a "redesign" plan for the park. The plan calls for the destruction of 58 trees in order to make way for a concrete plaza. "Speak for the Trees!" involved some fancy tree climbing for a banner drop!Read More