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  • 19 February, 2021

  • 3 Min Read

Extinction Rebellion

  • Extinction Rebellion (XR) was launched in the United Kingdom in 2018, as a response to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that declared,
    1. We only have 12 years to stop catastrophic climate change and
    2. We have entered the 6th mass extinction event.
  • It is a global movement to persuade the governments to act justly on the Climate and Ecological Emergency.
  • It is a decentralised and politically non-partisan movement that uses,
    1. Non-violent Direct Action and
    2. Civil Disobedience.

Source: The Indian Express


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