Letter from James Brown

Hi all, First of all I want to thank you for all of your loving support whether through birthday cards, emails, in person support outside the prison or the hard work that many are doing in the background. Before I say any more as well I want to stress that…

Newsletter October 2021

In the recent Chatham House Climate Change Risk Assessment report, the bare facts were laid out: “If emissions follow the trajectory set by current nationally determined contributions (NDCs), there is a less than five percent chance of keeping temperatures well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, and less than one percent…

5th October Statement

Extinction Rebellion has a strict policy of letting ambulances through our nonviolent protests. This is a matter of public record. Our policy is designed into every XR action, and we move aside for flashing lights and sirens – ambulances, fire engines, paramedics. Comments made yesterday by Roger Hallam were made…

BREAKING: ‘Boris can take the train to COP!’ – Extinction Rebellion blockades UK’s largest private airport

Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +447791 737093 / +447472 019248​​​​​Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#PrivateFlightsCostTheEarth # StopPrivateFlightsNow #ExtinctionRebellion Farnborough airport has been barricaded this morning by Extinction Rebellion who are locked to a stretch limousine, fuel barrels and a giant steel tripod in call for polluter elite to cut…

Extinction Rebellion UK position on COP26

PEOPLE HAVE THE POWER – NOT ‘WORLD LEADERS’ What an incredible few months it’s been. We rolled up our sleeves, put our bodies on the line, and made the Impossible Rebellion defy all expectations. We led with our hearts and danced on pink tables, making the climate and ecological emergency…

BREAKING: UK jails Paralympian for climate protest ahead of COP26

Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +447986671716 / +447561098449Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#ActNow #ClimateEmergency #ExtinctionRebellion This morning, gold medal paralympic winner, James Brown, was sentenced to a 12 month prison sentence by a judge at Southwark Crown Court. James is registered blind and will serve at least 6 months.…

Rebel Daily 8: Are you up for a rest?

Recap on how the final two days of the Impossible Rebellion went down. We did impossibly well. We did it. After two heart-warming, audacious, thrilling weeks, the Impossible Rebellion ended on Saturday. We’ve seen some unforgettable moments. We’ve brought junctions at Tower Bridge, London Bridge, Cambridge Circus, Cromwell Road, Long…

We are nature defending itself: The Impossible Rebellion draws to a close as the World looks ahead to COP26

Email: press@extinctionrebellion.uk #ActNow #ClimateEmergency #ExtinctionRebellion The Impossible Rebellion will close today with thousands marching for nature in central London. Starting in Trafalgar Square at 1pm, Extinction Rebellion is marching with our allies to shout loud and clear that we must Stop the Harm to nature and begin its urgent repair.…

Doctors forcibly removed outside JP Morgan offices as they stage die in to demand they end fossil fuel investments

Email: press@doctorsforxr.com Phone: +447901 916489 / +4477089 21568 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#ActNow #ClimateEmergency #ExtinctionRebellion Doctors for Extinction Rebellion stage die in at JP Morgan’s Canary Wharf Offices; some chalk spray ‘CODE RED’ on the building Sixty doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals protest…

Seeing Blue: Extinction Rebellion’s Blue Light Policy

Today key figures in Extinction Rebellion insisted that it has always been XR’s policy to allow emergency vehicles through protests. Police Liaison coordinator and ex-policeman, Paul Stephens said: “This ‘blue light’ policy is designed into each action and we clear the road to facilitate genuine emergency responses.” Steward coordinator Alex…

OPINION: This is about change, not popularity

A version of this article was originally published in the Independent. We’re told that in order to be successful, XR must offer people hope. Sorry, but what we all need is the full truth about the climate crisis How can it be that Extinction Rebellion was named the number one…

Rebel Daily 6: Police Board our Bus with Batons

Day 9 saw some disturbing scenes, but a heavy-handed police response won’t dampen our resolve! Read on for details of the latest inspiring actions. We’re in the thick of it. After a brilliant first week, the last two days have seen a slew of actions about as varied and impactful…

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