Extinction Rebellion (XR) erupted in 2018 in the UK. It denounces the political inertia and obfuscation of “truth” that permeate climate change debates. Since then, XR has spread like wildfire and now gathers thousands of activists worldwide. Louise Knops explores how the movement channels affect at a pivotal moment in which climate has become a concern for everyone, not just activists and academia. Looking forward, she asks how we can move from insurrection to renewal.
Original languageEnglish
JournalGreen European Journal
Publication statusPublished - 18 Mar 2020

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