System Change!

I joined today’s global Climate Strike in Belfast. Both to support the young people and to acknowledge the young person that I once was who longed for a social climate that would take ecological collapse and biodiversity loss seriously. I think that social climate may have arrived …

 

We were exhorted in Cornmarket (This is what democracy looks like!) …

 

… and reminded of one historical precedent to our current crisis:

We marched through the city centre …

… until we got to City Hall, where there were lots of speeches (the best ones by the young people) and lots more chanting …

IMO one of the best chants was this:

No more coal, no more oil, leave our carbon in the soil!

But were lots of serious messages to ponder …

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and on a gloriously sunny day, we were warned …

The statue of Queen Victoria  looked determinedly askance of this  …

 

I’m not sure about God, but today gave me a little hope that these  people just might …

 

 

 

 

 

 

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