Two Renovate Switzerland Supporters Disrupt European Masters Tournament


Their message is that the golf courses are “Islands of illusion” which distracts from the atrocities being wrought by climate change. RS: “The reality beyond the greens is the intensification and accumulation of natural disasters such as droughts, wildfires, floods and landslides, particularly in the Alps.”
Karuna Babajee, 20, Renovate Switzerland Supporter, said "Today I dressed smartly to come to the European Masters Golf in Crans-Montana. Will that be enough to avert the climate crisis?” The Social Anthropology and Biology Student, continued, “Maybe if we act together. That's why I chose civil resistance: to speak to everyone about the climate emergency."


Eric Ducrey, 47, Renovate Switzerland Supporter: “When I was young, I used to caddy on this green. It saddens me to think that the people who put so much energy into keeping this place alive might resent me for interrupting the European Masters. But the climate crisis will also destroy golf courses and I can think of no better way to address this fact to you.”
Renovate Switzerland’s demands include renovating a million Swiss homes to lower their carbon footprint by making them energy efficient in the face of cold and heat variability. They are part of the ten groups in the global #A22Network of civil resistance to save the planet.

 

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