On the logo above, each line on the clock face is a year, coloured to show the average temperature. 1884 (bottom) 2018 (top).
Data credit: UK Met Office. Picture credit: Jacq Ford, website ‘Look What Jacq Made’.

Want to take action on climate change? Not sure what to do?

Here’s a simple idea: take part in this one minute strike, 11am, local time every Thursday!

  • Just stop wherever you are, and spend one minute imagining a better future.
  • On social media? Post or tweet “I am striking for #11thHourForClimate with #FridaysForFuture at some time every Thursday, week on week; the ‘hashtags’ get counted. You are welcome to say more! Share what you imagined during your minute? 
Credit: J. J. Kitchen #Art4Activism

Why? Doing our bit is good but not enough. Widespread change is needed. Together we can give strength to governments so that they act.

Want to help spread the word? Speak to family friends and colleagues – for more ideas see Spreading the word.

Nervous about raising the subject? See why it is important here. There are also some links on this References page to mainsteam organisations – UK Met Office, Nasa, National Geographic and others, that might give you courage.

If you’d like something to ‘hand out’, contact us and we’ll send you some ‘paper postcards’. Alternatively you could print your own: we have put into Resources our leaflet, flyer, paper postcard and poster for you to download and use.

See where people are striking around the world – yellow pins, thanks to https://fridaysforfuture.org

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Zappy 11th hour for climate performance art!

To enhance the worldwide digital and real strikes under lockdown conditions Dirk Baumanns developed this cool, trashy and fully recycled performance for the 11thHourForClimate. He urges people to make their own creative signs with pens on cardboard and post during the 1 minute for #11thHourForClimate. Signs can hang in windows to the street or on doors. “Where a lot of people are passing by it makes our strikes visible everywhere permanently.”

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