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We are a Buddhist subgroup of Extinction Rebellion. We come together from many different traditions to respond to the climate and ecological emergency. We believe non-violent direct action and Buddhist practice can be the same thing. We work to overcome systems of greed and oppression both in the world and in ourselves. We follow the principles and values of Extinction Rebellion.
Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimise the risk of social collapse.
By Andy Wistreich The life story of the Buddha is a great source of teachings, very relevant to today.Born into a royal family, before enlightenment, the Buddha was Prince Siddhartha. There had been a prophecy after his birth that he would either become a great emperor, or a great spiritual teacher. Because his parents wanted …
By Kaspa Thompson Recently I’ve been reading George Monbiot’s Regenesis. It begins by describing problems with our existing global food systems. Problems with how we treat the soil; with how we pollute the earth, rivers and sea; how we use far too much land; and so on. Reading this first part of the book my …
Vanessa Nakate is a Ugandan climate activist, who started the first climate strikes in Uganda as part of the Fridays for the Future movement. She was invited to various international conferences and was famously cropped out of an AP photo of her and other (white) climate activists. In the book, she reflects on that incident, …