Extinction Rebellion

  • 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…
  • What has XR’s City of London Protests got to do with the Immediate Demand?
    Not Radical At All “The demand for no new fossil fuel investment is “the least radical thing that Extinction Rebellion has ever called for,” according to XR co-founder Clare Farrell speaking outside the Science Museum on Sunday. “Even the International Energy Agency is asking for this. They are hardly cutting…
  • Rebel Daily 5: Night at the Science Museum
    It’s been another rollicking two days over the bank holiday weekend. We’ve seen a two-pronged truth-offensive on the Science Museum, a mass-disruption at St Paul’s, the kick-off of Football Rebellion, and a poignant collaboration with a major Chinese climate striker. As befits a movement, we’ve also been moving in large…
  • IMAGINE THE IMPOSSIBLE: XR Scientists, Youth, Families and Communities lead in an occupation of the Science Museum and blockade of Cromwell Road
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone:  +447986671716 / +4477561098449 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#ImaginetheImpossible #ComeToTheTable #ActNow #ExtinctionRebellion At 6pm on Sunday August 29 around 100 people from Extinction Rebellion, including members of XR Youth, XR Scientists, XR Families and XR Communities occupied the science museum with the aim of preventing…
  • Christian climate activists protest inside St Paul’s Cathedral to demand Church of England stops investing in fossil fuels
    Sunday 29th August: Sixteen members of Christian Climate Action, including several clergy members, today staged a protest inside St Paul’s Cathedral to demand the Church of England divest from fossil fuels. [1] Immediately following Communion at a Eucharist service, the group processed to the altar and, facing the congregation, held…
  • Extinction Rebellion organises football matches to highlight the relationship between our national sport and the climate crisis
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +447901916489Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#ExtinctionRebellion #ActNow Timetable: 14:00 Fulham FC, 15:30  Trafalgar Square, 16:30 Location TBC Commencing with a 2pm kick-off this Saturday at Fulham Football Club, football fans and environmental activists host ‘pop-up’ football matches on the streets of London to raise…
  • THIS IS AN INTERVENTION: Extinction Rebellion heads to the City of London to take action on the root cause of the climate and ecological crisis
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone:  +4477561098449 / +447986671716Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#DemandtheImpossible #ComeToTheTable #ActNow #ExtinctionRebellion After 4 days of Crisis Talks popping up across Central London, Extinction Rebellion will shift focus today by moving to the City of London, the driver of climate and ecological destruction. Leading with…
  • “If we’re not all in this together, we’re not going to win this battle”: Emma Thompson comes out in support of the Impossible Rebellion
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone:  +4477561098449 / +447986671716Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#DemandtheImpossible #ComeToTheTable #ActNow #ExtinctionRebellion After 3 successful days of the Impossible Rebellion, with spirits soaring high following a day of action at Oxford Circus where thousands of people were able to participate, we begin Day 4 on…
  • Rebel Daily 3: Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere
    Catch up on all the action from yesterday, featuring more lock-ons, a ghoulish Mother Earth, and a very special award. Guess who’s back? As a brand new day of Impossible Rebellion breaks, let’s take a second to bathe in the afterglow of yesterday’s action. It was a day that burned…
  • BREAKING: Extinction Rebellion block Oxford Circus calling on women to take their seat at the table and demand climate action
    Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone:  +447986671716Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#DemandtheImpossible #ActNow #ExtinctionRebellion At 2pm on August 25, more than forty women blocked the Oxford Circus junction in central London. They have erected a 2.5m tall structure designed to look like a giant table with a banner that read…
  • Code red for fossil fuel fashion! Extinction Rebellion Fashion Action glue themselves to Selfridges on Oxford Street
    Email: xrfashionaction@gmail.comPhone:  +44 7876 636244Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#StoptheHarm #ExtinctionRebellion On the afternoon of Tuesday 24th August 2021, four members of Extinction Rebellion Fashion Action glued themselves to the front door of Selfridges on Oxford Street. They were wearing a dress inspired by designer Issey…
  • IMPOSSIBLE REBELLION DAY 2: Crisis Talks continue
    Following a brilliant first day of powerful speeches, great music, nonviolent protest and pink tables, day 2 of the Impossible Rebellion is in full swing. XR Cymru has already taken the reigns and occupied parts of Parliament Street, with rebels moving back towards Charing Cross Road.  We’re sad to report…
  • Rebel Daily 1: Let’s turn the tables
    Impossible Rebellion:  Rebel Daily 1 Introduction As the Impossible Rebellion kicks off, rebels gather around a giant pink table and take action together. (To find out what’s going on this week, see the plan and join the Rebellion Broadcast Telegram group)  It’s been a thrilling, tiring, sobering and inspiring day…
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