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Extinction Rebellion


Extinction Rebellion targets the City financiers

14 October 2019
Hundreds of rebels occupied the junction outside Bank underground station—under the shadow of the Bank of England

Extinction Rebellion—a carnival of resistance on London’s streets

13 October 2019
Rebels from the Extinction Rebellion took over some of the most famous streets in London in a bid to force action on climate change.

Tens of thousands of people join big Extinction Rebellion march

12 October 2019
March organisers Extinction Rebellion said 30,000 people marched

Extinction Rebellion actions target BBC HQ and fossil fuel bosses’ conference

11 October 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists staged two more major direct actions in central London on Friday—the fifth day of their International Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion protesters take on aviation industry with occupation at London City Airport

10 October 2019
Climate protesters occupied London City Airport

Cops launch major attack on International Rebellion

09 October 2019
Chaotic scenes filled the streets of central London as police fought to throw Extinction Rebellion protesters off the streets

The cops aren’t on our side

08 October 2019
Police actions against Extinction Rebellion (XR) show their job is to ensure business as usual under capitalism.

Climate rebellion must beware of false friends

08 October 2019
False friends are clustering around the climate movement. They know that millions of people across the world support climate action to avert catastrophe. Instead of denying the need for it, they pose as sympathetic but “reasonable”.

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.

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

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,

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