Scientists get mad – and demand that their claims about environmental impending catastrophe be taken seriously.

Beginning on Monday, the group hopes for a “high levels of disobedience” with more than 1.000 academics around the world participating in direct nonviolent actions against the government and academic institutions.

Their nonviolent actions come timed to the publication on Monday of a landmark report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) detailing options to reduce carbon pollution and controversial plans to extract CO2 from the air, they said in interviews.

Scientist Rebellion was founded in 2020 by two physics doctoral candidates at St. Andrews College in Scotland, partly inspired by a larger extinction rebellion.

Scientist Rebellion targets universities, research institutes and major scientific journals and encourages them and their organizations to become more vocal in their response to what they call the existential threat from global warming.

Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion is a global environmental movement with the stated aim of using nonviolent civil disobedience to compel government action to avoid tipping points in the climate system, (wikipedia)

Charlie Rose

Charles Peete Rose Jr. is an American former television journalist and talk show host. From 1991 to 2017, (wikipedia)

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