The open letter to the media is published by Extinction Rebellion and states
“We live high carbon lives and the industries that we are part of have huge carbon footprints… Like you – and everyone else – we are stuck in this fossil-fuel economy and without systemic change, our lifestyles will keep on causing climate and ecological harm.”
albert hopes this can be a breakthrough enabling high profile people to speak out during this vital window of opportunity for positive action.
Sky News links this action to criticism of Actress Dame Emma Thompson for taking part in April’s Extinction Rebellion protests “after it was revealed she had flown to the march in London from Los Angeles.”
Channel 4 News asked Naomi Klein for her view on the label of hypocrisy.