Category Archives: Extinction Rebellion

UK Tory government intends to criminalise the fundamental democratic right to protest

5 WAYS THE GOVERNMENT’S POLICING BILL JUST WENT FROM BAD TO WORSE Jun Pang – Policy and Campaigns Officer on 02 Dec 2021 at Liberty … Not content with the already draconian powers in the [Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts] … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion blockade Amazon warehouses on Black Friday

Extinction Rebellion blockade Amazon over ‘exploitation of people and planet’ Extinction Rebellion (XR) blocked Amazon distribution centres on “Black Friday”—a day of sales and big profits for the business.  The group occupied Amazon sites across Britain, in Germany and in the Netherlands in protest … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion unveils plans to mobilise millions for acts of civil disobedience after Cop26’s failures

https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/extinction-rebellion-unveils-plans-to-mobilise-millions-for-acts-of-civil-disobedience-after-cop26-failures … Extinction Rebellion (XR) vowed today to begin a major campaign of civil resistance in April, following on from large-scale protests before the coronavirus pandemic. XR said that world leaders had failed to heed the pleas of experts at … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 4

COP26: Nicola Sturgeon urged to intervene in policing of protests FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to intervene to stop “over the top” policing of climate protests at COP26. Environmental campaigners have claimed that there have been “numerous incidents” of abuse … Continue reading

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Swedish climate activists target airports

Sweden Arrests 15 Eco-Activists For Gluing Themselves to Runways and Rattling Air Traffic – Photo … At least 15 people have been arrested in airports across Sweden, as climate activists carried out protests, resulting in delayed flights and disrupted air … Continue reading

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COP26 News Summary day 0

Sir David Attenborough’s call to arms for ambitious nature recovery at COP26 Sir David Attenborough has today appeared in a new video calling for “bold action” at COP26 to help nature recover. In the short film, released by The Wildlife … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion protesters break bail terms for City protest

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/02/extinction-rebellion-protesters-break-bail-terms-for-city-protest Dozens of Extinction Rebellion activists have carried out a mass act of non-violent civil disobedience by breaking bail conditions ordering them to stay away from the City of London financial district. The activists joined with hundreds of supporters in a low-key … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion Demand the Impossible Protests London

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2021 Actions Strategy Update: Act for the Impossible

June 24, 2021 by Extinction Rebellion The Impossible Rebellion We’re at a crucial moment in history. Our climate is breaking down and life on Earth is dying: accelerated by our economic system and supported by politicians. We need urgent change, … Continue reading

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‘Cut the crap’ say Extinction Rebellion on their ‘Free the Press’ protest

Extinction Rebellion protested today about UK’s press and politics being dominated by the politics and interests of 5 [ed: 4] non-dom tax evading billionaires. The political agenda is largely set by these sihts who often engage in criminal behaviour e.g. … Continue reading

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55 Tufton Street

55 Tufton Street, near the UK parliament at Westminster, London is home to many influential thinktanks that promote climate crisis denial and climate destruction. Writers Rebel, associated with Extinction Rebellion held a protest there on 2 September 2020.

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Extinction Rebellion targets Murdoch newspapers

Extinction Rebellion blockaded three Murdoch newspaper printing centres in UK overnight Friday / Saturday morning. While XR disrupted Murdoch’s newspapers for one day, UK politicians have mostly responded in a ridiculously exaggerated way since they are keen to get Murdoch’s … Continue reading

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THE STATE WE’RE IN :: George Monbiot is trying to get arrested today

Journalist and author George Monbiot is trying to get arrested today as part of the Extinction Rebellion Climate Emergency protests in London. There have been over 1,400 arrests of XR rebels in London and the Metropolitan Police have now imposed … Continue reading

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Global Extinction Rebellion protests start

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-49957521 Extinction Rebellion activists are protesting in cities around the world, including Berlin, Amsterdam and Sydney. Organisers have planned to shut down key sites in central London, in addition to demonstrating outside government departments. Extinction Rebellion says protests in the capital … Continue reading

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Time for rebellion on climate crisis :: Analysis, Strategy, Planning and Preparation

I have proposed commencing rebellion to the Climate Crisis on 31 October 2019. A discussion of that proposal follows. Unfortunately this blog is very one-directional. I get very little feedback to anything that I publish. It is however widely-read and … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: EXTINCTION REBELLION Monday 15 July – ‘Summer Uprising: ACT NOW’ begins

[S]tarting Monday 15 July Extinction Rebellion UK will return to block streets day after day creating open public spaces for creative resistance in five cities in England, Wales and Scotland – Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds and London. People are coming together through a set of UK wide regional acts of nonviolent civil disobedience to demand the Government ACT NOW to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025. Continue reading

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Climate Emergency: The rich have destroyed the planet

Climate change, the climate emergency or crisis is a fact. The poles are melting, sea levels are rising, seas are turning to acid, polar bears and penguins have nowhere to live. It’s taken repeated record temperatures and a little girl for it to be accepted such was the power of climate denial. Continue reading

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In support of Extinction Rebellion and school student activists

In support of Extinction Rebellion and school student climate activists this blog is recognising a Climate Emergency. Climate Emergency … At the end of 2018, the UN Secretary General warned us: Humanity and life on Earth now face a ‘direct existential … Continue reading

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