Reckless Human Mastery

Photo Credit: Ivan Radic We human beings are animals, like millions of other species who move about the earth, communicate vocally and visually, gather, harvest, and/or hunt other species for food, and manipulate pieces of … Read more

Why Aren’t You a Rebel?

A temperature map of Antartica depicting well-above normal temperatures in dark red.

I became involved with XR PDX just after it started up a few years ago, in 2019. We were riding the success of XR UK’s impressive shutdowns of London. So, lots of people were excited … Read more

Suffering and Sacrifice

A sculpture by Isaac Cordal--Follow the leaders. It depicts global leaders as balding men of European descent groping around in water (the rising sea) up to their chests.

It is logical that the central focus of climate action should directly confront the main contributor to climate change, the use of fossil fuels to provide by primary institutional consumers such as industry and other … Read more

The “We’re F****d” To-Do List

A black cardboard sign with day-glo green spray paint lettering. It says "Times up" with an XR logo under it.

We – the entire human and non-human populations of Earth – are now officially in the “We’re F****d” stage of climate crisis. Extinction Rebellion UK called it first, but the IPCC Report that dropped on Monday … Read more

What’s New on!

If you haven’t checked out our Climate Information Resources page, now is the time! This continuously updated library is a collection of everything you need to keep up to date with climate science and the … Read more