This October, Extinction Rebellion branches around the globe will be gathering in mass, non-violent civil disobedience to get the governments to step up and take REAL action on the climate crisis. This is evidence-based protesting, using the most effective methods known according to research.
All around us, species are going extinct up to 1000 times faster than they should be. We now lose 200 species per day. Bees are endangered, WE are endangered. People are already being killed by this crisis, and people of colour will be affected first and more severely. Australia is in its worst drought on record and we will soon face the mass extinction of over 3/4 of all species on the planet, collapse of the global food chain, severe water shortages, loss of oxygen due to coral and forest die-offs, increased natural disasters, and unprecedented refugee crises like never before.
But it doesn't have to be this way. Will you join us as we make history to change the course of life on Earth and bring the climate crisis to a halt?
We have 3 demands:
1. TELL THE TRUTH
Government must tell the truth by declaring a climate and ecological emergency, working with other institutions to communicate the urgency for change.
2. ACT NOW
Government must act now to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025.
3. BEYOND POLITICS
Government must create and be led by the decisions of a Citizens’ Assembly on climate and ecological justice.
Extinction Rebellion Sydney will be hosting a number of events for our Spring Rebellion from October 7th onwards.
Sunday, October 6 Events
Spring Rebellion: All In Action Briefing – join us at our pre-Spring Rebellion action briefing to get the low down on our disruptive actions on October 7 and 8.
Monday, October 7 Events
Sydney: Spring Rebellion Rising Tide and Picnic – Like the sea, we are rising. Join our International Rebellion at this family friendly picnic, and help us form a human tide on the harbour’s edge. Come dressed in blue or an ocean-themed costume.
Spring Rebellion: Take Back The Streets – A march starting in Belmore Park to occupy the streets of Sydney. What do we want? CLIMATE JUSTICE! When do we want it? NOW!
Tuesday, October 8 Events
Spring Rebellion: Declare A Climate Bee-Mergency – Insect population are declining sharply worldwide and it's up to us to speak for the members of our world that do not have voices. Join us for a bee-themed disruption!
Sydney: Spring Rebellion – Together for Truth – We'll rally together at Town Hall with flowers, colour, and music! Rebels, supporters, climate action groups, families, students, workers, neighbours, passers-by. This event is for all.
Wednesday, October 9 Events
Sydney Trains Flashmob – Let's shake up the Wednesday morning commute by dance, sing and mime through train carriages. Bring musical instruments if you have some and like playing them, bring signs, dress as theatrically as you are inspired and be ready to break into groups that sing, mime and engage with train travellers through the inner city network of trains. https://www.facebook.com/events/1109596339240084/
Friday, October 11 Events
Sydney: Spring Rebellion: Heads In The Sand – It seems so many people still have their heads in the sand, afraid to face the reality of what is coming. Let's gather as many people as possible for a demonstration on Manly beach to highlight this futility.
Saturday, October 12 Events
Spring Rebellion: Sea-Mergency – Our oceans are under enormous pressure as temperatures rise and carbon inundates the atmosphere. Join us at a seaside die-in at Coogee to stand up for our water!
Sunday, October 13 Events
Human Hourglass on the Sand – A beautiful way to reflect, regroup and connect after the first week of Spring Rebellion! Together, we'll form an hourglass symbol on the sands of Bondi and broadcast a massive symbol of our rebellion to the world!
How can you get prepared for Spring Rebellion?
In the lead up to October, we'll be running continuous introductions, trainings and preparatory civil disobedience events to get everyone ready!
Accommodation: Accommodation for Spring Rebellion Sydney
Because life on Earth is worth fighting for
Starts at: 2019-10-06 23:00:00
Ends at: 2019-10-20 14:59:00
Extinction Rebellion Sydney