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Extinction Rebellion


A weekend of protests— from treetops to river rigs

A weekend of protests— from treetops to river rigs A weekend of action against climate catastrophe saw activists clamber up trees, board drilling rigs and occupy roads in London and the surrounding area.

XR rebels plan for a hot autumn of blockades and resistance

XR rebels plan for a hot autumn of blockades and resistance Environmental campaign Extinction Rebellion (XR), has announced plans for the next major phase of direct action beginning on 1 September. 

Tories ignore warnings to take action to stop climate chaos

Tories ignore warnings to take action to stop climate chaos The government is being urged to use a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to stop catastrophic climate change, says a new report

Not every cloud has a silver lining

Not every cloud has a silver lining The scale of the climate catastrophe could be far worse than predicted, according to new research. 

Cops arrest climate protesters

Cops arrest climate protesters Around 2,000 climate rebels took to the streets on Saturday to demand “No going back” to environmental and ecological crisis. 

Transform the streets and tackle climate chaos, says Extinction Rebellion

Transform the streets and tackle climate chaos, says Extinction Rebellion Extinction Rebellion (XR) vowed there will be “No going back” to the way that the Tories ignored the climate crisis before coronavirus.

Extinction Rebellion targets Barclays bank, the fossil fuel funder

07 May 2020
Activists have taken their anger at the climate crisis straight to one of the drivers of the ecological catastrophe

Why are we addicted to fossil fuels? Michael Moore’s new film doesn’t have the answer

06 May 2020
New film Planet of the Humans could damage the environmental movement

Anti-HS2 campaigners want money spent on NHS instead

04 May 2020
Climate catastrophe activists blocked HS2 construction on Monday morning as part of their rebellion against the hugely damaging high speed railway.

Locust devastation in East Africa is linked to climate change

25 April 2020
Some 40 percent of the 160 million people in the region are already undernourished

Climate protester told to travel 400 miles to court during lockdown

27 March 2020
The state is calling on Extinction Rebellion members to travel across Britain during the coronavirus pandemic

Thousands join XR march demanding action on climate emergency

22 February 2020
Over 5,000 people joined an Extinction Rebellion march in London on Saturday, and it led to discussions on tactics

Come out and join the fightback

18 February 2020
Faced with a vicious Tory government, we need to step up the fightback outside parliament urgently.

Protest can turn climate chaos into Tory chaos for Johnson

11 February 2020
Boris Johnson has lurched into the chaos of cobbling together a team and strategy for hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop26 talks

Take to the streets to demand action on climate catastrophe

07 February 2020
The climate delayers and deniers in government reaffirmed their commitment to ignoring ecological breakdown this week.

Billionaires gather at Davos - the rich gloat as planet burns

21 January 2020
“Without treating this as a real crisis we cannot solve it,” was the rallying cry from school climate strike leader Greta Thunberg to world leaders this week.

Rebel against Prevent

14 January 2020
The state is so worried about Extinction Rebellion (XR) it has included the direct action group in its Prevent strategy.

Reports round-up: Australia bushfire protest, opposition to Stratford development and more

14 January 2020
 

‘Hell on earth’ as fires sweep Australia

03 January 2020
The bushfires that don't go out are raising a horrifying vision of a country that could be made uninhabitable by climate chaos

Wave of protests in Madrid to pile pressure on climate talks

10 December 2019
The streets of Madrid were filled with defiant scenes last week as thousands of climate campaigners protested outside United Nations (UN) climate talks.

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