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Extinction Rebellion

Anger as Heathrow airport ruling boosts climate-wrecking project

16 December 2020
A new court ruling means a third runway at Heathrow airport could be back on the cards, overturning a previous decision to block the project. 

Shell’s links with murder in Nigeria aren’t forgotten

13 November 2020
Twenty five years ago this week nine protest leaders in Nigeria were executed who were fighting environmental destruction caused by fossil fuel giant Shell.

XR climate rebellion ends with rage at financial system

10 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion finished ten days of protests in London with a lively march through the heart of the City financial district.

Bosses’ press isn’t free

08 September 2020
When Extinction Rebellion (XR) blockaded the entrances of two printing plants last week, it might not have anticipated the vitriolic response. 

Extinction Rebellion takes on the right wing media barons

08 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests—which began in London, Manchester and Cardiff last Tuesday—have drawn thousands of people worried about the climate crisis onto the streets.

Rebelling against the system

07 September 2020
As Extinction Rebellion takes to the streets of London, Manchester and Cardiff, Sarah Bates looks at the movement demanding urgent action on climate change

Extinction Rebellion continue to fight for the climate

05 September 2020
Climate rebels have turned their fire on the billionaire-owned press, racist Home Office and cash-guzzling HS2 developers in their latest protests.

Climate activists stage second day of rebellion

02 September 2020
Climate crisis activists across Britain took to the streets on Wednesday, as part of the second day of protests of the latest Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion back on the streets

01 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion kicked off ten days of protests with defiant action in London, Cardiff and Manchester

Extinction Rebellion stage protests for the climate

30 August 2020
Climate change protesters with Extinction Rebellion (XR) are staging protests in towns and cities across Britain over the weekend, ahead of a new International Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion plans protests despite police intimidation

27 August 2020
The police are trying to intimidate Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists away from protests.

Rebel for the climate in Manchester, Cardiff and London

24 August 2020
Extinction Rebellion (XR) was set to launch the latest phase of its global rebellion on Tuesday of next week

A weekend of protests— from treetops to river rigs

28 July 2020
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

07 July 2020
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

25 June 2020
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

16 June 2020
The scale of the climate catastrophe could be far worse than predicted, according to new research. 

Cops arrest climate protesters

02 June 2020
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

19 May 2020
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

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