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Strategies and Stories from the German Climate Justice Movement!

  • University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management 321 19th Ave S Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 (map)

(ROOM 110)We’re excited to announce that Ende Gelände will be stopping in Minneapolis, MN on their U.S. tour, taking place this February through April, to share stories from Germany’s wildly successful mass mobilizations.

Come join German activists from Ende Gelände on their US tour as they share stories from organizing successful mass climate justice mobilizations — including their 6,000 person direct action against enormous open-cast lignite coal mines

A coalition of #EnvironmentalJustice & #ClimateJustice groups in Minnesota will be hosting our guest from Germany! This will also be an opportunity to plug into local efforts fighting environmental degradation and climate breakdown!

More on Ende Gelände:

A strong and diverse radical climate justice movement — called Ende Gelände (“Here and No Further”) — has been growing in Germany.

Last fall, they organized 6,000 people to collectively block a coal mine and 82 simultaneous tree sits to protect a forest from being completely bulldozed. No small feat, right? Demonstrators invaded mining pits, danced in front of the diggers, slept on the railways, and provoked pictures that made the connection between climate chaos and capitalism and exposed the dirty truth behind the German energy transition “Energiewende”.

Website: https://www.ende-gelaende.org/en/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BaggerStoppen/


More on the U.S. tour and other dates and events across the nation:

To be crystal clear, politicians and corporations will not solve the climate crisis.

To win, we need to build a mass grassroots movement that uses direct action to bring down the fossil fuel industry and demand a just transition to decentralized and democratized energy systems. We also need to abolish false solutions like carbon trading and green capitalism; confront far-right “populist” lies for what they are; build international solidarity; use local and municipal power-building strategies; and, take leadership for the first and worst hit by pollution and climate catastrophes.

https://risingtidenorthamerica.org/2019/02/scaling-our-climate-resistance-tour-strategies-and-stories-from-the-german-climate-justice-movement/