George Monbiot ‘We need to create the biggest movement that has ever been…’ | Extinction Rebellion

George Monbiot speaking to Extinction Rebellion.

 

“Business as usual, politics as usual is not going to get us out of this horrendous mess. We need system change.”

George Monbiot.

The tragedy of our times is that the gathering collapse of our life support systems has coincided with the age of public disservice. Just as we need to rise above self-interest and short-termism, governments around the world now represent the meanest and dirtiest of special interests. In the United Kingdom, the US, Brazil, Australia and many other nations, pollutocrats rule.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/07/fossil-fuel-lobby-pollute-politics-climate-crisis

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