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International Rebellion over climate change reaches 60 countries

08 October 2019
Organisers say rebels in around 60 countries will take action during the two-week International Rebellion.

The things they say - on the International Rebellion

08 October 2019
‘Police blasted on eco anarchy’

International Rebellion day two - defiance and debates ignite the climate movement

08 October 2019
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) rising in London at the start of this week was defiant, determined and a huge boost to the climate movement.

Activists defy cops to hold sites in London on first day of climate rebellion

07 October 2019
The first day of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) occupation of London on Monday was shaped by resistance—and police repression.

Thousands descend on London as international climate rebellion begins

07 October 2019
Thousands of rebels poured onto the streets of central London early on Monday morning to demand urgent and dramatic action on the climate emergency.

Cops clamp down on climate activists ahead of International Rebellion

06 October 2019
A brutal show of force from the Metropolitan police on Saturday saw cops swoop in on one of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) warehouses, confiscate equipment and arrest activists.

What can we do about rising sea levels?

06 October 2019
Sea levels are rising faster than ever before with catastrophic consequences for human survival and animal and marine life.

Up to 30,000 get ready to join Extinction Rebellion climate action in London

04 October 2019
“We’re going to make rebellion something everyone wants to do,” declared Extinction Rebellion (XR), just days ahead of its occupation of central London.

Build the climate movement to win a better world

01 October 2019
The climate rebellion is entering a crucial new chapter. Thousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists plan to take over parts of central London as part of the International Rebellion.

Demand the Scottish government act now on climate chaos

01 October 2019
MSPs at Holyrood last week voted by 113 votes to zero, to adopt a new ­climate bill. Only the Greens abstained.

Three million join second day of strikes over climate change

01 October 2019
Some three million people joined a huge climate strike across 28 countries on Friday of last week.

LETTERS - Action in workplaces helps build a climate for strikes

30 September 2019
People at work have been talking about the global climate strike on Friday 20 September all week.

Extinction Rebellion activists say – ‘Climate rebellion is making history’

30 September 2019
Tens of thousands of people will be occupying central London in October demanding action over climate change. Extinction Rebellion activists spoke to Sarah Bates about why the action matters—and how it’s making an impact

Thousands protest in Manchester as Tory party conference begins

29 September 2019
Chants of, “Stop Boris!” rang out in Manchester on Sunday as up to 5,000 people marched against the Tories, who were gathering for their party conference.

Big strikes and protests in New Zealand kick off day of action over climate change

27 September 2019
A huge climate strike has hit New Zealand, where 170,000 people have walked out to demand climate justice.

Labour conference backs strong climate action despite some union opposition

25 September 2019
Delegates passed a motion calling for a ban on fracking and achieving zero carbon emissions by 2030,

Climate denial is tip of iceberg at United Nations summit

24 September 2019
When Greta Thunberg blasted world leaders at the United Nations (UN), she spoke for millions who are angry at their inaction on climate change.

Millions join worldwide protests to save planet

24 September 2019
The global climate strike saw some 5,800 actions across 161 countries—and shows the mood to fight back

Letters—Progressive groups listed on cop ‘counter-terror’ list

24 September 2019
 A counter-terrorism document giving advice to workers includes left wing groups in its safeguarding bulletin—alongside proscribed terrorist organisations.

After historic day on 20 September - build a bigger climate movement

23 September 2019
Friday 20 September 2019 will go down in history as a key date in the fight against climate catastrophe.

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