Every little decision is going to be painful and slow, and everyone will have to make sacrifices in order to succeed in saving our world.
The alternatives are so terrible there really isn't any way out. We either force them to change or we all pay the price of destabilizing the climate past the point where we can survive.
Their statement appears in the book Crime climatique stop! (Stop Climate Crimes), a collection of essays edited by McKibben’s 350.org and anti-globalization organization Attac France. It reads: “We are at a crossroads. We do not want to be compelled to survive in a world that has been made barely liveable for us ... We know that this implies a great historical shift. We will not wait for states to make it happen. Slavery and apartheid did not end because states decided to abolish them. Mass mobilizations left political leaders no other choice.” The group targets corporations and international trade, calling for an end to government subsidies for and global reliance on fossil fuels
#LeaveItInTheGround #FossilFuelSubsidies #MassMobilization