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Jul 17, 2019
  • Jul 17, 2019 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Latest Activity: on Thursday

Webinar hosted by Jem Bendell with guest Gail Bradbrook.

Dr Gail Bradbrook has been researching, planning and training for mass civil disobedience since 2010 and is a co-founder of the social movement Extinction Rebellion (XR) which rapidly spread internationally since its launch in October 2018. There are already 260 XR groups in over 30 countries. Gail has been arrested three times for acts of civil disobedience, most recently at the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy and previously at fracking and incinerator sites.

She joyfully invites UK citizens to join her in the streets of London to close the city down and has said she is “willing to die” if it would serve to protect the environment, though she has every intention to live a long and courageous life.

Gail is a mother of two boys age 10 and 13, and has trained in molecular biophysics. Her talk on the science of the ecological crisis, the psychology of active participation and the need for civil disobedience has gone viral and been part of the inspiration for many to join XR. She is from Yorkshire, the daughter of a coal miner and was recently profiled on radio 4’s profile show for her part in instigating a rebellion against the British Government.

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  • Please send me a link to this Zoom event. Thanks.

  • It looks like I'm not the only one who had this event in my day planner for 17 June instead of July!

  • Hello! i don't seem to have the link from you yet. Can anyone share the link here please? Thank you! 

     

  • Hi Matthew - i don't seem to have the link from you yet?  Thanks Justine

     

  • Sir,

    As you know, that India is one of the 3 largest GHG & CO2e pruducer, the world can't be saved without participation from India. 

    As, in this single planet - single climate scrnario all parts to be delt with, I found data centres for Indian sub-continent is far less than the rest of the world.

    Some Chronic  problemd like bio- diversity loss & plastic waste dumping in eco-system are far neglected stories in India.

     

    If you are making any decision to launch your mission in India, pl call me. +919733050884

    Thanks & Regards

    Arup kumar Chattopadhyay

    Malda(English Bazar)

    West Bengal,  India .  

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