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Animal Rebellion joins Global Rebellion
October 7, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
The International Day of Rebellion lead by Extinction Rebellion is finally here and we need as many of you as possible to come out and have our voices heard!
We will be standing in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion Toronto and demanding the government to tell the truth, act now and allow a transition to a citizen’s assembly. We are concentrating on bringing messages of system change and about the effects of animal agriculture on the climate crisis.
We will be meeting this week to paint your recycled shirts with the Animal Rebellion logo and be prepared for Monday- keep a look out for that event page!
Information about the event on October 7th:
///JOIN US/// – OCTOBER 7 AT 7:30AM
All life on earth is headed for extinction, and that includes us! We demand system change immediately.
Join XR Rebels around the world and across Canada to disrupt business as usual.
Meet at 7:30 AM sharp for briefing in Playter Gardens Park (north side of Danforth, west of Broadview Station).
7:30am | Briefing at Playter Gardens
8:00am | Land Acknowledgement and Welcome
8:15am | Rebellion begins with chalking on the bridge and music
8:30am | Speeches, performances, singing and dancing on the bridge
There will be a low-risk zone in Playter Gardens.
Risk levels on the bridge will be low to begin with, increase to medium, then to high as time progresses.
When risk levels on the bridge increase, we encourage people to stay in Playter Gardens as long as they can to help keep the energy positive and supportive. More detailed legal information is available a comment on this event or on our website.
A notice of demonstration will be filed with the police for this event, and those who do not want to block the road are invited to stay in the park nearby.
EXTINCTION REBELLION ACTION CONSENSUS
If you participate in XR actions, you need to abide by this action consensus: https://rebellion.earth/act-now/action-consensus/
In October 2018, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that we have twelve years to avoid catastrophic climate disaster. The situation is urgent, and we need to act now, and we need our governments to act now.
“We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN”: The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/global-warming-must-not-exceed-15c-warns-landmark-un-report
It may be worse than we think.
“Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change“: Scientific American: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/scientists-have-been-underestimating-the-pace-of-climate-change/
REBEL BEYOND BORDERS – INTERNATIONAL REBELLION
In October 2018, we declared The Rebellion.
In April 2019, we declared The Emergency.
In October 2019, we will declare The Truth.
Starting on Monday, October 7th, we are joining together as a global family in an International Rebellion as we grieve the suffering and destruction of our beautiful world.
We will gather with our communities across cities, countries, and continents, to rise up and rebel for our deep love of life and the need to protect it.
EXTINCTION REBELLION’S KEY DEMANDS
1. Government must tell the truth by declaring a binding climate and ecological emergency, and by working with other institutions to communicate the urgency for change.
2. Government must act now to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025.
3. Government must create and be led by the decisions of a Citizens’ Assembly on climate and ecological justice.