By 2020 We Rise Up
During these times when our own extinction is possible, the slogan "rebellion or extinction" allows us to transform our pain into rage, into energy for the uprising for the climate and for our life. We have no other alternative.
Sometimes I'm consumed by the feeling that we're failing. We're fucked. We're not achieving a change of course. Yes, the discourse has changed. Everyone's talking about the climate emergency now. In some countries, in some regions and in some cities a "climate emergency" has been declared, with no one knowing what this really means.
In recent weeks we have seen how the student movement and other social groups have put on the front line of the media, political and social agenda the climate emergency in which we are immersed, calling strongly on institutions to take firm measures against climate change. To better understand this new movement, the logics on which it is based and its main proposals, we spoke with Andrea(s) Speck, one of the promoters of the movement at the European level and a long-standing activist in the area of civil disobedience and non-violence.