Articles by: Angie Sassano

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Informit: Resisting the climate Leviathan

Emergency climate politics and the state of exception In May 2019 the UK parliament passed an extraordinary bipartisan national Environmental and Climate Emergency Declaration. Following weeks of protests by Extinction Rebellion (XR), which brought London to a standstill with its calls for the declaration of a climate emergency, the UK parliament heeded XR's demands in its declaration. This signals a shift in the workings of twenty-first-century politics, framed significantly by challenges of sustainability under the…