September 15 & 17 Fridays for the Future is calling for a global climate strike September 15th and a national coalition (including XRUS members) is organizing a massive march in NYC on September 17th to highlight the climate crisis … Read more
[Please adapt and personalize this sample letter to the editor and send it to your local newspaper or neighborhood association newsletter.] The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said on March 20 we must … Read more
Fighting in a World on Fire is an adaptation, for a younger audience, of Andreas Malm’s How to Blow up a Pipeline by Jimmy and Llewyn Whipps. Fighting in a World on Fire is a … Read more
When the cold in Wisconsin came, we knew this time seemed different. At nearly minus sixty degrees Fahrenheit, it was far too cold to snow with any consistency. In fact, it was too cold to … Read more
By The XRUS Chapter Engagement and Support Working Group(Leah, Philip, and Ellen) The next few months and years are utterly crucial for mitigating the worst impacts of climate change. The United States, as one of the wealthiest nations … Read more
XRPDX is taking action! Who: XRPDX and AlliesWhat: Street Theater Protest and Letter DeliveryWhere: Senator Wyden’s Office, 911 NE 11th Avenue, PortlandWhen: Friday, September 9, 1 pmWhy: To #StopTheDirtySideDeal Here is the pledge we are asking Oregon’s Senators to sign … Read more
It feels pretty insane to be standing here today advocating for our leaders to take the existential threat of global climate change seriously, and I know you’ve all felt that too. I know this is a huge burden to bear, and it’s one that you never asked for. It’s important to remember that we are playing the long game here, and your stamina will be the most important piece. So friends, keep fighting.