Roger Hallam is a leading climate change activist and co-founder of Extinction Rebellion. Hallam has been on successful hunger strikes, been arrested 10 times, and served a prison term, all in the service of preventing a climate catastrophe. He is the author of Common Sense for the 21st Century (Chelsea Green Publishing, November 2019).
By Roger Hallam, Resilience.org
What does a real Climate Emergency action plan look like? The answer is defined by the science − by the physics and chemistry. Some find it hard to imagine this is actually happening. Some think it seems ‘unrealistic’. But ask yourself about the alternative of risking the collapse of civilisation, the death of billions of people and the extinction of much of life on earth? Is that ‘realistic’? No economy on a dead planet.