Fossil Foe are living through both alarming and amazing times: financial systems are creaking, climate change is being felt around the world, and the peak in fossil fuels fast approaches. Cracks are widening daily throughout the fossil fuel empire, and change is coming whether we like it or not.
Q: What's Fossil Fools Day going to do?
A: Speed up the end of the fossil fuel empire, and the beginnings of a more just and sustainable world.
On April 1st last year, people around the world celebrated Fossil Fools Day. Over 150 actions took place across four continents. Oil, gas, coal and aviation were all targeted. Fossil fuel extraction, production, financing, PR and greenwash all felt the jester's wrath. Actions spanned the full spectrum from the simply subversive to the downright disruptive: office occupations, banner drops, street theatre, Big Carbon blockades, city centre parades, spoof product launches, subvertising, leaflets, lock-ons and even a laugh-in. The tentacles of the carbon web were exposed for all to see, more people saw the empire for what it truly is - a sinking ship awaiting abandonment - and here and there, the carbon machine even ground to a halt. This year Fossil Fools Day will be bigger, better and bolder.
THINGS YOU CAN DO:
**Reimagine social spaces--consider street theatre, art installations, occupations
**Team up with friends for more fun
**Check out fossilfoolsday.org for more ideas
**Check out, print, and attach any fun STENCIL designs you want to see around your home town (IN ENTIRELY LEGAL PLACES).