Activism and Civil Disobedience
Now more than ever, citizens of the world must take action regarding the climate crisis. Activism is an essential part of being a good citizen of any country or nation state.
Civil Disobedience is an idea that a majority of educated people agree with when the fate of the world lies in balance. It is recommended that one watch this video on Henry David Thoreau. Below are numerous options to get involved and participate in activism for the climate crisis and related social justice issues which you can become part of today.
Political Activism: Voting
For those who are eligible voting citizens of a democratic nation, now, more than ever, it’s important to be well informed regarding the policies being enacted by one’s government and to express your opinions and understanding in the most fundamental way possible by voting in elections for the candidates whom you believe best represents your views. Staying well informed is an ongoing challenge and finding news and analysis sources whom you believe are credible can help with this. This is a life skill that needs to be built up over time requiring patience and persistence.
Political activism means being an active participant in the political process. By voting, lobbying, working for a campaign, volunteering or protesting, citizens exercise their right to civic involvement.
Additional Activism Resources