On the 19th of November, a group of hunger strikers from Extinction Rebellion set up shop in the cafeteria used by the Montgomery County council. They demanded the council back up its words on climate emergency with actual deeds which so far have been lacking. This cooincides with Extinction Rebellion’s hunger strike in Nancy Pelosi’s office also demanding serious measures on climate change.
Video interview with one of the hunger strikers 5 min 34 sec
Video interview covers climate hypcrisy, effect of money in politics on climate action, and the positive jobs impact of the major infrastructure projects involved in a transition to renewable energy sources.