photo of a man in stocks with a sign: save old growth, hunger strike day 4For The Tyee, Peter Fairley (@pfairley) visits activists in British Columbia who are pushing for climate action via hunger strikes. “Climate activism via self-sacrifice … is on the rise globally, as campaigners seek to arouse public attention and force government action,” Fairley writes. He explores the motivations of the hunger strikers he meets, fits their activities into a historical context and explores the impacts, both positive and negative, of these dangerous actions to force change. Photo of hunger striker Vic Brice for The Tyee by Peter Fairley