Citizens’ assembly

Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 16 – Citizens’ Assemblies: Your Questions Answered

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Extinction Rebellion UK’s Third Demand is a government commissioned, independently run Citizens’ Assembly on Climate and Ecological Justice. But what does that mean? Join Marijn van de Geer as she speaks to XR UK’s Citizens’ Assembly Working Group (CAWG) to…

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Making Decisions in October

During the October Rebellion, an effective decision-making system is vital to our success. We encourage sites to use these systems, however, as they are autonomous, it is up to them. This system is meant to be clear and structured. However, we do not want following the system to prevent people from getting shit done. Holding…

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XR’s Position on Local/Regional Citizens’ Assemblies

It is heartening to see deliberative democracy taking root across the UK with places such as Oxford and Cambridge committing to citizens’ assemblies; a principle and practice we hope will flourish across the country—and world—as it is integral to changing the system that has brought us to the edge of extinction. A citizens’…

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Basic Standards for Organising Citizens’ Assemblies

Written by Marcin Gerwin There’s been an explosion of interest in organising Citizens’ Assemblies on climate change. This is really exciting. Citizen’s Assemblies will create the political motivation to implement policies to protect UK and global citizens from the effects of our warming climate and prevent further biodiversity loss. I have no…

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From Monday 15 April: Extinction Rebellion to block Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge & Parliament Sq round the clock until Government acts on Climate Emergency

From 11am Monday 15 April, Extinction Rebellion is taking to the streets of London to block traffic day after day at four high profile central locations – Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Square – causing large scale disruption to force the Government to take urgent action on the Climate and Ecological EmergencyAt…

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