Our world is facing all kinds of crises: the climate crisis, ecological crisis, socio-economic crisis, and now the corona crisis. A crisis that threatens what is dear to us, and for many, puts their income, their health, or their lives at risk. A crisis that exposes the cracks in our society, in our system, and hits the most vulnerable the hardest. The Netherlands is returning to “normal” and many other countries are also emerging from lockdowns. We believe that we cannot go back to the same normal as before, but need to create a new normal.
This is talk about the reality of the climate crisis and environmental destruction given by people involved with Extinction Rebellion. We will discuss some of the latest scientific facts and figures and explain what these mean for us, for the Netherlands and for humanity. We will talk about what we can do in the face of these challenges and give you the opportunity to start doing something – and it isn’t recycling!
Extinction Rebellion is a non-violent social movement and is active worldwide. The aim of the Dutch branch is to let the government tell the truth about the profound consequences of the climate and ecological crisis, act now to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025, and let citizens decide by establishing a Citizens’ Assembly to take the lead on climate and
Note: During this training we are all responsible for maintaining enough distance. Please also bring a face mask.
This training is free of charge. Donations are essential for the continued existence of public space in NieuwLand. We therefore ask anyone who can afford it to make a donation for the use of the space (starting at €3 to 5).
The presentation is in English.
Cafe Nieuwland Amsterdam
Pieter Nieuwlandstraat 93
Amsterdam, Nederland, 1093XK