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Thank you to The Jade Assembly – It is Time for Change this Christmas!

Email: press@risingup.org.ukPhone: +44(0)7969 083 371 / +44 7979 971209 Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Legal Crowd Funder  | What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers |This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook#EverybodyNow #ExtinctionRebellion #WhereIsYourPlan Extinction Rebellion UK would like to thank The Jade Assembly for their support and wish them well in the charts this Christmas! It is great that their single ‘Time for…

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Monday 18 November: Extinction Rebellion to begin Global Climate Hunger Strikes in 22 countries

Email: press@risingup.org.ukPhone: +44 (0)7561 098449 | +44 (0)79 7997 1209  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | New – Crowdfund the #ElectionRebellion! #ElectionRebellion #WhereIsYourPlan Yesterday Extinction Rebellion activists around the world – from France, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Spain, Poland, Turkey, Sweden, UK, USA and more – announced their intention to go on hunger strike to demand action on the Climate and Ecological Emergency  Today Extinction Rebellion UK begin…

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The Real Story This X(R)mas

Email: press@risingup.org.ukPhone: +44(0)7969 083 371 / +44 7979 971209 Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Legal Crowd Funder  | What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers |This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook. #EverybodyNow  #ExtinctionRebellion #WhereIsYourPlan Extinction Rebellion will not be releasing an ‘anthem’ to take Christmas Number 1 in the music charts.  Climate breakdown is igniting creativity across all genres and we encourage artists…

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Act Now: Our House is Flooding

Extinction Rebellion activists staged an action on the river Thames in London. A classic suburban house was seen floating down the river sinking into the water in yet another attempt to send an SOS to the government on climate inaction and draw attention to the threat humans face from climate change and rising sea levels. The post Act Now: Our House is Flooding appeared first on Extinction Rebellion. Source: https://rebellion.earth/2019/11/10/act-now-our-house-is-flooding-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=act-now-our-house-is-flooding-2

Act Now – Our house is flooding

Credit: Guy Reece Credit: Guy Reece Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7969 083 371 / +44 7979 971209 Facebook|Twitter|Instagram|Media Assets| Crowd Funder #EverybodyNow  #WhereIsYourPlan Act Now – Our house is flooding In the early hours of Sunday 10thNovember, Extinction Rebellion activists staged an action on the river Thames in London. A classic suburban house was seen floating down the river, sinking into the water in yet another attempt to send an SOS…

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Every Single Being on the Planet

Fifty people, aged 7 to 70, converged on a beach in North West England to create a 110m diameter representation, of the ‘Extinction Rebellion Symbol’ to highlight the need for urgent action on climate change and biodiversity loss. The post Every Single Being on the Planet appeared first on Extinction Rebellion. Source: https://rebellion.earth/2019/11/09/every-single-being-on-the-planet/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=every-single-being-on-the-planet

Saul Williams ‘I have kids… we have to find a way to shift the paradigm’

The post Saul Williams ‘I have kids… we have to find a way to shift the paradigm’ appeared first on Extinction Rebellion. Source: https://rebellion.earth/2019/11/08/saul-williams-i-have-kids-we-have-to-find-a-way-to-shift-the-paradigm/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=saul-williams-i-have-kids-we-have-to-find-a-way-to-shift-the-paradigm

Orbital | Trafalgar Square

The post Orbital | Trafalgar Square appeared first on Extinction Rebellion. Source: https://rebellion.earth/2019/11/08/orbital-trafalgar-square/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=orbital-trafalgar-square

Sky News London | Royal Courts of Justice

In a judgment handed down on Wednesday morning, Mr Justice Dingemans and Mr Justice Chamberlain said the section 14 order imposed during XR’s ‘autumn uprising’ in October was unlawful. The post Sky News London | Royal Courts of Justice appeared first on Extinction Rebellion. Source: https://rebellion.earth/2019/11/06/sky-news-royal-courts-of-justice/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sky-news-royal-courts-of-justice

Extinction Rebellion wins landmark legal challenge to Met Police ban on peaceful protest

Email: press@risingup.org.uk; Phone: +44(0)7969 083371  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Legal Crowd Funder  | What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers |This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook. #EverybodyNow  #ExtinctionRebellion The High Court rules the Metropolitan Police’s blanket ban of Extinction Rebellion protests was unlawful  The landmark judgment upholds the peoples’ fundamental right to peaceful protest and prohibits the Police from any such future…

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Newsletter 31 – A Season of Change

(Sign up to the International Newsletter here) There’s change in the air. This change takes many shapes. Indians can see it with their eyes and feel it with their lungs. For many others, from Romania to indigenous land in Brazil it appears as an absence: of trees, of food, of loved ones. Sri Lanka.  It can be for the better as well as the worse: the UK government has put a hold on fracking, while…

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Wednesday, 10am: High Court to rule on legality of police ban of Extinction Rebellion protests

Email: press@risingup.org.ukPhone: +44(0)7969 083371 Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Legal Crowd Funder  | What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers |This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook#EverybodyNow  #ExtinctionRebellion The High Court to deliver its judgment on the Metropolitan Police’s blanket ban of Extinction Rebellion protests during the October Rebellion (Royal Courts of Justice, Wednesday 6 November, 10am).  Extinction Rebellion is seeking to defend the…

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Extinction Rebellion trials and hearings this week (November 4th – 8th)

20 Extinction Rebellion defendants are on trial this week for Section 14 offences during the April Rebellion A further 40-50 people are expected to be called on Friday for plea hearings at City of London Magistrates Court for offences during the April Rebellion Plea hearings for those charged during the October Rebellion now taking place at Westminster Magistrates Court; 154 so far charged Trials and hearings coming up this week: …

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Governments – Where is your plan?

As General Election season begins, and to mark six months since the UK Parliament declared an Environment and Climate Emergency, we are calling for everyone to demand their governments’ plan to address the crisis… #WhereIsYourPlan The post Governments – Where is your plan? appeared first on Extinction Rebellion. Source: https://rebellion.earth/2019/11/03/governments-where-is-your-plan/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=governments-where-is-your-plan

RANKIN joins forces with Richard Curtis to create film for Extinction Rebellion, demanding from Governments #WhereIsYourPlan

Marking six months since the UK Parliament declared an Environment and Climate Emergency, Extinction Rebellion – which has just celebrated its first year anniversary – is releasing a short film calling for everyone to demand their government’s plan to address the crisis … #WhereIsYourPlan Through voices representing a lifetime, aged 8 to 80, the film demands that leaders around the world act on the climate and ecological emergency, including stopping…

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Parliamentary Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change – A first step, but a devastating missed opportunity

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7969 083 371 / +44(0)7979 971209 / +44(0)7547663419 / +44(0)7479234522 Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Crowd Funder  We’re pleased that 30,000 people will be receiving a letter in the post inviting them to take part in a Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change. We hope they respond so that they have a chance of participating in this important Citizens’ Assembly.  As Extinction Rebellion welcomes…

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Episode 6 – Writers Rebel, Margaret Atwood

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW This is the Writers’ Rebellion: Are You Here For This? The Extinction Rebellion Podcast is back to normal length; with an episode perfect to kick back to during the post rebellion regenerative period. It features a feast of stories and poems from the Writers’ Marathon in Trafalgar Square, London (on the 11th of October, 2019). From Salena Goddens’…

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Magistrates rule Extinction Rebellion protestor has ‘lawful excuse’ for criminal damage due to climate emergency

Facebook|Twitter|Instagram|Media Assets| New – Crowdfund the #ElectionRebellion! Extinction Rebellion protestor acquitted of criminal damage Magistrates ruled she had a lawful excuse due to the direct and immediate threat of climate breakdown Lawyers urge the judiciary to reconsider other Extinction Rebellion cases An Extinction Rebellion protester has been acquitted of criminal damage for spray-painting the headquarters of Cambridgeshire County Council last December.   Angela Ditchfield, 41, was found not guilty on Wednesday by Cambridge…

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As Extinction Rebellion celebrates its first birthday, here comes #ElectionRebellion

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | New – Crowdfund the #ElectionRebellion! One year ago today, Extinction Rebellion was born: “Humanity finds itself embroiled in an event unprecedented in its history. One which, unless immediately addressed, will catapult us further into the destruction of all we hold dear: this nation, its peoples, our ecosystems and the future of generations to come.” Declaration of Rebellion In April, they said we shouldn’t block the roads to highlight the…

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Netpol October Rebellion Policing Report in Parliament – request for statements.

XR Legal Support works together with Netpol, an organisation that monitors street policing and challenges excessive or discriminatory policing. Netpol plan to launch a report in parliament into the policing of the October Rebellion. If you were a subject of the police: using unjustified stop & search powers on people travelling to Westminster; stopping vehicles travelling into London; kettling protesters as a prelude to mass arrests; snatching from crowds any…

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Extinction Rebellion Statement on the UK General Election 2019

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7969 083 371 / +44 7979 971209Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Crowd Funder Extinction Rebellion will be doing everything it can to ensure that the Climate and Ecological Emergency is the defining issue of this General Election. We are planning Britain’s largest ever campaign of nonviolent mass civil disobedience during a general election. According to a landmark IPCC report, we have less than…

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Issue two of The Hourglass has landed!

Issue two of The Hourglass newspaper released today Features exclusive interview with artists Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman 145k newspapers to be distributed across the UK – as far as the Orkney Islands Issue two of The Hourglass newspaper has been released today. Printed on recycled paper and with a distribution of 145k papers, The Hourglass is being distributed by rebels from Extinction Rebellion’s regional groups across the UK who…

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Newsletter 30: A roadblock on Memory Lane

(Sign up to the International Newsletter here) This rebellion is by no means over: the past week has seen continued actions in Austria, The Netherlands, Hong Kong, Berlin, Sydney… as ever, more than we can count! But for many of those reading, this week was the beginning of some well-earned rest, and the start of a reflection process. In this first of several retrospective issues, we begin to look back…

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Shocks to Political Culture in France

Text and images by Victor Chaix The October Rebellion enabled XR to introduce itself to the French mediatic and political world, and a large part of the population. This spectacular introduction, in turn, intended to draw more rebels in and swell the ranks of the country, to allow for even more disruptive and dramatic actions.  Nevertheless, we can without much worry argue that this week of massive non-violent civil disobedience…

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Roger Hallam to be released on bail today, Common Sense book

Email: press@risingup.org.uk; Phone: +44(0)7479234522 For enquiries related to Roger’s book, please call +44(0)7980 986808. Roger Hallam, cofounder of Extinction Rebellion, will shortly be released on bail to Wales, following a bail application hearing today at Isleworth Crown Court. Roger has been on remand at Wormwood Scrubs since 16 September for charges relating to the Heathrow Pause action: for conspiring to cause disruption at Heathrow Airport.  At the time, Roger said in court: “Heathrow expansion constitutes a crime against humanity, against the next generation.” Roger’s trial date is set for 17 February.  To confirm, Heathrow Pause was not an Extinction Rebellion action.  Roger Hallam’s book – Common Sense for the 21st Century During Roger’s time in prison, his words and thinking continue to spread around the world.  Published recently in the…

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