Why XR Demands A Citizens’ Assembly On Climate And Ecological Justice
October 02, 2019 by Jamie Lowe
Extinction Rebellion’s third demand is that government must create and be led by the decisions of a citizens’ assembly on climate and ecological justice. But what is a citizens’ assembly? And why does Extinction Rebellion believe that it’s our only hope to create the radical change needed to deal with this emergency?
In this video, Linda Doyle, a member of XR UK’s national citizens’ assembly working group describes why citizens’ assemblies are essential to giving the UK public the opportunity to respond and getting the radical change we need to address the climate and ecological emergency.