The future is here.
The storm is now.

We stand on the brink of climate catastrophe: of ecological devastation, of flooding, drought, disease, famine and war.

It is time for us to act.

Our politicians have been bought off and they are scared. We are the resistance. We are done with doing as we are told. It is time to ask for what we want.

It is time to make them hear us: to stand our ground non-violently. To dismantle the system and protect the living and ask.

We are free citizens with power not consumers. We are so much more than the powerless customer the system needs to fill its gut. We are the generation who are going to get fucked over in a way no generation has in the past.

The climate has changed. It is time for us to rise. Ask for zero emissions.

We burn with boredom for the status quo.
We are the culture hackers, the crackers, the disruptors, the now. We are the passion of the age The watchers The ones who get it – the future is here.

The storm is now.
And we are ready.

We are fury, resistance and hope. We are the future. Join us.

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The Future watches Poland

The Future Watches Poland

On Thursday 20th March 2014, The Future stood and watched Poland from the borders of Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Sweden, as the Polish government attempted to prevent the leaders of the European Union from agreeing new targets for reducing Europe’s carbon emissions.

We watched Poland because by blocking Europe in this way the Polish government is warping one of the most important political processes on the planet.  Europe used to be a world leader on climate action.  But Poland’s determination to protect its coal industry – and the other European leader’s willingness to capitulate to Poland’s appallingly short sighted political maneuvering – is massively weakening this leadership.

Unless Europe leads the world on climate action, other governments around the world are unlikely to agree to making the tough political decisions that are needed if we are to protect our future from climate change.

The Future watches every key political moment in the politics of climate change.  When we watch we wear our symbol: the Eye – a circle drawn around the eye which means that we are are rising up to fight back, that we are judging the people in power and that we refuse to be victims of climate change.

After the protest one of the young Slovakian activists from The Future said “we must force our Governments to act on climate change and protect our generation from a life of environmental catastrophe.  It is clear from the EU council meeting that Europe is divided on its desire to tackle carbon emissions. We must hold these flagging decision-makers to account in the face of extreme indecision and cowardice.”

We are The Future. Join us.

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