The Week: The New Playbook for Climate Mobilisation
Smart narrative infrastructure aimed at “a profound shift and sustained action”, which has been building momentum in the past year or so and is seeking more funding ahead of a full launch next year.
Why Community Power is Key to Building a Better Future
“To overcome polarisation and division, and recognise our common needs and humanity by building bridges and webs of connection and support within our local communities that enable us to take transformative action.” Worth revisiting in the wake of their recent summit.
Alternative Media System
TAUK’s recently updated site focuses on ‘Planet A’: “a place to re-orientate, pull the strands together and build”, including this collection focused on “a virtuous loop between reporting on innovation and breakthroughs, and the uploading of information from organisers and activators all over the world.”
Reforest The Mind
“On Earth Day 2022, an Indigenous-led return to relationship with the living world may be a solution to the metacrisis we find ourselves in...’We are the ones we have been waiting for.’”
Binge-watching Hate: Strategies for fighting the rise of digital extremism
“Join advocates, scholars, and strategic thought leaders in conversation about cutting-edge communications strategies for combating the rise of far-right extremist ideology in digital spaces.”(Building from New Brave World, Sachrajda & Zukowska)
The Climate Game
Attempt to navigate geopolitical realities and reach net zero in time, making the tough decisions and compromises en-route.
I went on TV to explain Just Stop Oil – and it became a parody of Don’t Look Up
"I wanted to sound the alarm about oil exploration and the climate crisis, but Good Morning Britain just didn’t want to hear...We will not continue as generations have before and allow our actions today to have devastating consequences on those tomorrow. It is time to break that cycle and stand up for what is right."
Rewrite the Future
“We need a new climate narrative. A narrative that will help us face reality, confront our fear and grief, imagine possible futures, and inspire us to action. We need Hollywood to help us rewrite the future.” Includes a link to their Sundance Panel Beyond Apocalypse.
Storytelling for Today’s Climate
Register your interest for an upcoming Playbook: “a digital guide to weaving the climate crisis into existing shows and screenplays as well as new stories...created by writers, for writers.”
Joy In Movement Building
“Dedicated to sharing stories about climate solutions and environmental justice grounded in intersectionality, optimism, and joy.” Hosted by “an environmental justice advocate and attorney passionate about environmental education.”