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Extinction Rebellion – Totnes & Area Newsletter #54

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Don’t miss the Big Meet-Up next Tuesday 21 July — we’re talking REBELLION! @ 6:30pm Why now, when many scientists expect a second wave in the pandemic? Because the government’s own Climate Change Committee predicts an increase in the atmosphere’s temperature between 2 and 4 degrees if radical action is ...

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Extinction Rebellion – Totnes & Area Newsletter #53

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NEWS REBELLION begins in the regions on 28th August–  Sign up here for the XR SW newsletter for more information about regional actions REBELLION continues in London 1st September with the ‘We want to live!’ Action outside the Houses of Parliament  amidst warnings of a 4°C world –  See link here for XRUK NEWSLETTER for full ...

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Extinction Rebellion – Totnes & Area Newsletter #52

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Next Tuesday’s Online Meet Up Join XR Totnes and Area big meet-up on Tues 23rd June with special guest Rob Hopkins! We warmly invite you to join Rob Hopkins this Tuesday eve as he leads us on an imaginative journey to a future of possibilities. If there ever was a ...

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Extinction Rebellion – Totnes & Area Newsletter #51

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Next Tuesday’s Big Online Meet Up A screening and discussion of the film 2040 Tuesday 9th June 18.15 – 21.30   The screening of this film is intended as a starting point for a discussion of possible futures that each of us might imagine and act towards bringing into being. Directed ...

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Extinction Rebellion – Totnes & Area Newsletter #50

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Photo of the recent very successful  “Reclaim the Streets” bicycle ride. Around 30 people came out to ride in a socially distanced way around Totnes and Bridgetown. It was one of many such rides all over the UK – part of the “No Going Back” campaign where XR joined with many other ...

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XRTA Imminent Action Brief Interim Newsletter #3

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This message is about an action on the streets this weekend Sat and Sun 16th and 17th May and ongoing online action in lockdown. It brings together actions going on now or happening soon, with info on how to join in. It also aims to bring together all of us ...

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Extinction Rebellion – Totnes & Area Newsletter #49

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Next Tuesday’s Big Online Meet Up (12th May 6.30 – 8.45) will focus on: Inclusivity and Diversity in XR  While we are in lockdown let’s take the opportunity to reflect on how we organize and grow to be a truly inclusive movement, both locally and nationally. The Diversity Group will facilitate a discussion ...

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Extinction Rebellion – Totnes & Area Newsletter #48

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NO GOING BACK We are in the middle of an unprecedented opportunity to rebuild a sustainable world that holds respect for the planet and all people in equal measure. Starting next Thursday, 30th April, we make clear that we will not tolerate any return to a system that was needlessly ...

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Extinction Rebellion – Totnes & Area Newsletter #47

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Lockdown   As we go longer into lockdown we are seeing the emergence of discussions on what these times mean for us and the XR movement. There was a fascinating XR hosted question and answer session with scientists about covid19 and links to the Climate and Ecological Emergency (still available on ...

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SHDC Climate Action Plan

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Totnes and District XR Politics Strategy Group have produced a South Hams Climate Action Plan, attached, in response to the SHDC appeal for responses to their draft Action Plan consultation. .The SHDC “Plan “ which is actually just a wish list of proposed measures, unstructured in terms of prioritising or ...

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