I, Jodi Le Bigre, declare a Climate and Ecological Emergency
I pledge to work with and support our community and local government in tackling this Emergency, and we call on others to do the same.
These are my intentions:
1. I will tell the Truth.
I will communicate with citizens and support them to discover the truth about the Emergency and the changes that are needed.
2. I will take Action.
I pledge to work towards reducing our emissions to net zero* by 2025.
I will challenge policies and actions of local and national governments and their agencies, where we interact with them, that do not help to reduce emissions or consumption levels.
I will actively work to imagine and model ways that my practice can regenerate the planet’s resources.
3. I am committed to Justice
I will do what is possible to enable dialogue and expression amidst our communities about how the Emergency will affect them and the changes that are needed.
I will support demands for more democracy within our civic institutions and government.
I believe that all truth-telling, action and democratic work must be underpinned by a commitment to justice based on intersectional principles*, led by and for marginalised people.
*Net zero means that on balance one's activities are zero emissions, taking into account all possible Greenhouse Gas emissions and actions taken to mitigate or offset those emissions.
*Awareness of how systems of power combine to multiply the impacts on those who are most marginalised in society.