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Extinction Rebellion


Extinction Rebellion activists debate where next after 10 days of action ends

25 April 2019
Activists are debating the way forward after Extinction Rebellion (XR) ended its long-running disruptive protest in central London on Thursday night.

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.”

Climate protesters debate a way forwards

16 April 2019
After the initial excitement of Monday’s Extinction Rebellion protest, activists reflected on how the day of protests had gone—and what might happen next.

Militant mass action can change the system

16 April 2019
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) revolt this week is inspiring. Crucially, like the school students’ climate strikes, it has seen a move from words to action.

Extinction Rebellion, day one of the climate revolt

15 April 2019
A spirit of rebellion swept through London on Monday. It was a moment when, like the school students’ climate strikes, the talk about climate change stopped and action began.

Extinction Rebellion lockdown of London begins

15 April 2019
Thousands of activists have taken to the streets of central London to fight for climate justice. It saw people block roads at five different sites across the city.

School students on the streets against climate chaos

12 April 2019
Thousands of students in Britain staged their third day of action against climate change on Friday

Climate rebellion set to spread across the world

09 April 2019
Thousands of climate activists are set to take to the streets this week in latest phase of the battle for the planet

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