A fantastic speech by George Monbiot to urge us to rebel against the absurdity of politicians who ignore the elephant in the room – the extinction crisis. Note the ‘Once & Future’ Arthurian reference in his speech. This man should be Prime Minister. 15 people were arrested at this protest which shut down Parliament Square on 31st October. See the group’s website – join the rebellion!
‘The Extinction Rebellion is a necessity. Our political establishment has failed to protect its people from pollution, prevent further mass extinction of species on earth and prevent the possibility of human extinction in the near future. Therefore we must rebel to protect the livelihood of citizens and our natural world or risk losing everything we cherish. ’