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    Europe’s Warmest Winter | TRT World

    “The next step has to be we start to take leadership into our own hands… The moderate flank stands for mass action on climate, action that will consist largely in “doing” what needs to be done in response to this crisis. We all now know that there IS a crisis, and that Government are not acting adequately on it. It’s time for us to do what is necessary, together, from the ground up, to make our communities resilient, and to make our workplaces and businesses and progressions truly climate-positive.” – Rupert Read Excerpt courtesy of TRT WORLD. Watch the full interview here.

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    An unprecedented crisis and lack of sufficient awareness 

    “The moderate flank stands for mass action on climate, action that will consist largely in “doing” what needs to be done in response to this crisis. We all now know that there IS a crisis, and that Government are not acting adequately on it. It’s time for us to do what is necessary, together, from the ground up, to make our communities resilient, and to make our workplaces and businesses and progressions truly climate-positive.” – Rupert Read. Excerpt from panel discussion with Robin Celikates, Andreas Malm, Eva von Redecker, and Rupert Read on the question “What is to be Done? Climate Crisis and Political Activism”. This was the closing event…

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    Confronting the climate crisis: new moderate flank strategy or eco-Leninism? | Audio Only

    This evening conference (Palace of Westminster – Houses of Parliament) was organised by Green House Think Tank and focused on the new potentialities for climate activism which may have been created by Extinction Rebellion (XR) and the school strikes, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic experience and the cost-of-living crisis triggered by the war in Ukraine. It asked whether this situation offers an unprecedented moment of confluence and the chance for a major transformative re-set. Speakers included Rupert Read, well-known philosopher, activist and author of Why Climate Breakdown Matters, and John Foster, author of Realism and the Climate Crisis. Discussants were Kevin Anderson, climate scientist, author and activist, and…

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    What is to be Done? Climate Crisis and Political Activism – with A. Malm, E. Redecker and R. Read

    Panel Discussion with Robin Celikates, Andreas Malm, Eva von Redecker, and Rupert Read on the question “What is to be Done? Climate Crisis and Political Activism”. This was the closing event of the Conference “Politics of Nature: Philosophical Perspectives on the Anthropocene” (Oct 20-21, 2022), organized by Thomas Khurana (Center for Post-Kantian Philosophy, https://cpkp.net/) and the ICI Berlin (https://www.ici-berlin.org/).

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    Out of the Ashes

    What could come next? That’s where you come in… Out of the Ashes is written by Rupert Read and the writer/director of climate blockbuster The Age of Stupid, Franny Armstrong, and directed by award-winning animation director Martyn Pick. This short film invites the viewer into a little-explored place of climate-honesty. Go to https://ModerateFlank.org to find out more!

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