Podcast: Extinction Rebellion: Joe Ware on a radical climate movement. Plus, Malcolm Guite reads a villanelle for Easter Day

18 April 2019

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“It really isn’t an exaggeration to say that the future of the human race is at stake”, said Rowan Williams in an Extinction Rebellion video last month.

On Sunday, Lord Williams led a prayer vigil for the rebellion outside St Paul’s Cathedral, before the movement this week brought parts of central London to a standstill, as they demand the Government take more action to combat climate change.

But who are Extinction Rebellion, what do they seek to achieve, and what are Christians contributing to the movement?

Ed Thornton speaks to Joe Ware of Christian Aid, an expert on climate-change issues and activism, who has been talking to Christians involved in the movement.

And, at the end of this episode, Malcolm Guite reads a villanelle for Easter Day.

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