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#ClimateStrike for a sustainable climate

On 20 September this year, there was a co-ordinated series of demonstrations around the world held under the umbrella of “School Strike for Climate”. At least 6 million people participated, with protests across 4,500 locations in 150 countries. It was followed the next week by another 2 million people protesting in 2,400 locations. In Australia, protests were attended by about 300,000 people – amounting to over 1% of the population.

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Hambacher Forest: Connectivities and solidarity

With this text, we (a small number of people living in the forest) want to draw attention to the connections between global problems and conflicts.

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Call to participate in the Social Summit for Climate in #Madrid

After Sebastián Piñera’s Chilean government was forced to cancel the hosting of COP 25 in Chile, the summit will now take place in Madrid. Many counter activities are planned as well. On December 6 there will be a demonstration.

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Murray Bookchin – Utopia, not futurism: Why doing the impossible is the most rational thing we can do

This 1978 speech by Murray Bookchin is strikingly relevant today.

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Every Tree Counts: Solidarity with Rojava!

Solidarity statement by the Jeder Baum Zählt (Every Tree Counts) forest occupation in the Osterholz forest in Wuppertal (German territory) about the Turkish invasion in Rojava and the connection to the owner of the occupied forest.

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We need your support – Open letter by #FridaysForFuture #Rojava

The Turkish army has been bombing Northern Syria without interruption since Wednesday. The local group of “Fridays For Future Rojava” has written an open letter to the climate movement. Today, Friday October 11, there will be a demonstration in solidarity with Rojava at 17:00. Starting point: City-Arkaden, Wuppertal-Elberfeld (German territory).

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A call from the forest – Whether Amazonas, Hambi or Osterholz forest: Every tree counts!

Call: Whether Amazonas, Hambi or Osterholz: Every tree counts!

Demonstration: September 28 – 13:00 hrs (01:00pm) , station forecourt, Wuppertal main train station – Hbf -(German territory)

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Mattole’s Ancient Forest: 5 years of resistance

California. September 12th marked the expiration of the Long Ridge timber harvest plan (THP) in the Mattole watershed. After 5 years of fierce direct action and multiple months-long road blockades, tree-sits, and tripods to save the Mattole forest, this day conjures both somber and celebratory emotions.

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What to do in case of an eviction in the #Osterholz forest? Day X and day X+1

Wuppertal. German territory. On August 15, 2019 the Osterholz forest in Vohwinkel, a district of Wuppertal, was occupied. We experienced many wonderful moments in the beautiful forest. And although we know that human ideas cannot be evicted, we unfortunately experience again and again that representatives of the old world try to do this again and again. Like it happened for example last year in the Hambach forest. That didn’t bring anything, because after the eviction many people immediately reoccupied the beautiful forest in the Rhineland. But no matter whether it is in the Hambach Forest, the Osterholz Forest or the Mattole Forest in California, forest squatters should always be prepared for clearing.

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