How can climate change education address rather than exacerbate eco-anxiety, whilst also valuing and learning from diverse perspectives? Following a strong collective youth voice at COP26, climate and sustainability education have become more prominent on governments’...
Category: Collective action and social movements
The other side of the fence: Consumption, activism, and the Owens Park tower occupation
What links the University of Manchester’s library and the most notorious student halls in town, except for the high density of flared trousers and pastel coloured hair? Correct – countless Stagecoach buses, going up and down the Wilmslow Road bus corridor, which is...
SCI PhD Alice Swift reports on a recent action by the German climate activist group ‘Ende Gelände’
Ende Gelände mobilised thousands in Germany in October, targeting both coal and gas and developing tactics to protect activists from coronavirus transmission.
School climate strikes: What next for the latest generation of activists?
Last Friday students across the UK (and the world) went on strike, leaving their lessons to protest about the lack of effective action on climate change.
Gilets jaunes, Extinction Rebellion and neoliberal climate policy
Two protest movements erupted in the UK and France on November 17, with apparently opposite logics. Matthew Paterson argues that both movements result from the the way carbon pricing has been both regressive socially and woefully inadequate in climate terms.
Sustainability: The new alchemy?
Julia Kasmire asks what sustainability and alchemy have in common? And what does this mean for the sustainability movement?