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White House is drowning in a climate of denial

14 May 2019
Donald Trump is destroying the Earth. It’s another reason to join protests when the climate change denier comes to Britain next month, writes Sarah Bates

Extinction Rebellion activists organise across Britain

07 May 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists across Britain continued their campaigning last weekend.

New report calls for ‘transformative changes’ to halt mass extinction

06 May 2019
A landmark report released on Monday shows how over one million animal and plant species are threatened with extinction, many within decades.

How do we build a climate movement that wins?

05 May 2019
The only chance of stopping catastrophic climate change is with a ­“revolutionary transformation of our politics”, according to campaigner Roger Hallam

Climate emergency declared - now it’s time for action

01 May 2019
Huge cheers erupted on Wednesday evening as news emerged that parliament had passed a motion declaring a climate emergency.

A climate of inaction by politicians over the planet

30 April 2019
After a week of protests during the “International Rebellion” for climate change, political leaders have agreed to talks with the Extinction Rebellion (XR) direct action group.

More protesters demand action on climate change after Extinction Rebellion blockades

30 April 2019
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) series of protests and occupations is changing the landscape of British politics.

Can the world go carbon free?

26 April 2019
How can we win Extinction Rebellion's key demands?

Where next for this new movement of climate rebellion?

23 April 2019
Activists from the Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement for climate justice are busy preparing for the next steps.

Turn up the heat on the system burning our planet

23 April 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) has been a stunning success. Its action has helped to expose the urgency of the threat posed by climate change—and insisted that tackling it cannot be postponed.

Extinction Rebellion has shifted politics on the climate

23 April 2019
A new movement to demand action over climate change has changed British politics, argues Sarah Bates

GALLERY - Greta Thunberg, Massive Attack, protest and resistance at Extinction Rebellion

23 April 2019
Guy Smallman's latest images from the rebellion in central London

Extinction Rebellion marks a watershed - don’t miss the boat of climate rebellion

23 April 2019
I’m sure there are very many people who feel the Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests in London over Easter mark a watershed.

Extinction Rebellion day six - fighting on despite 715 arrests

20 April 2019
The police are ramping up their pressure, but the defiant actions have been very successful

Extinction Rebellion day four - new rebels join London climate occupations

18 April 2019
The International Rebellion over climate change swept into its fourth day on Thursday.

GALLERY - Pictures from the Extinction Rebellion protests

18 April 2019
Guy Smallman's photographs from three days of revolt on London's streets

Extinction Rebellion day three - ‘We refuse to be intimidated and we’re not going away’

17 April 2019
The International Rebellion against climate change entered its third day on Wednesday.

Extinction Rebellion day two - debates, arrests and defiance

16 April 2019
London was besieged for a second day by protests and occupations over climate change on Tuesday.

Hundreds arrested as central strategy of movement

16 April 2019
Part of the strategy for the Extinction Rebellion movement is to provoke the state to take action against protesters.

Extinction Rebellion protests take place across the world

16 April 2019
Extinction Rebellion said on Tuesday, “In 25 countries around the world, rebels of all kinds and backgrounds have begun taking non-violent direct action in a bid to save our planet from catastrophe.”

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