Oct 12

Royal Rebellion

On Saturday 12th October hundreds of rebels gathered to occupy Place Royale/Koningsplein in Brussels for a 24-hour long program of People's Assemblies, art, music, and more, inviting the King to declare a state of Climate and Ecological Emergency in Belgium.

Huge, peaceful Royal Rebellion met by brutally violent police response

We demand

  1. that the Government declares a Climate and Ecological Emergency, recognising the need for rapid transformation of our economic system.
  2. that the Government enacts a comprehensive, legally-binding National Emergency Plan which phases out the extraction and import of fossil fuels by 2025, and prioritises restoration of biodiversity and the preservation of our natural environment.
  3. a Citizens' Assembly, equipping our regions and communities with the resources and the authority to ensure a managed transition to an equitable post-growth society.

Heading For Extinction

We are facing an unprecedented global emergency.

The science is clear; we have entered a period of abrupt climate breakdown, and we are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction: an extinction of our own making.

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