Interview: Extinction Rebellion's Tim Crosland on why green NGOs have 'lost their way'

More has been achieved by Extinction Rebellion in the 18 months since its founders first gathered than in three decades of campaigning by environmental organisations, says Tim Crosland, a coordinator of the group. He simply feels that established environmental groups and NGOs have lost their way, replacing activism with chasing donations. The techniques they use, he argues, have become tired and tarnished, and their messages too simplistic.

by Andy Hillier
Tim Crosland, Extinction Rebellion. Photo: Andrew Shaylor
Tim Crosland, Extinction Rebellion. Photo: Andrew Shaylor

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