Archive: Mar 2019

Monday 1 April: Extinction Rebellion’s challenge to the BBC – climate change is no April Fools’ joke

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7760280443 / +44(0)7479234522 Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #extinctionrebellion #rebelforlife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels/ Survey questionnaire: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PQ6qmRTLSFArLlJVJio8HBL8eUcMajpgfGXfKGf9gm8/edit Monday 1 April: Extinction Rebellion’s challenge to the BBC – climate change is no April Fools’ joke Internal BBC ‘Planet Pilot’ memo given to Extinction Rebellion show…

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From 11:30am today: Extinction Rebellion Tower Hamlets hold road block street party

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7804743058 /  +44 (0)7760280443 / +44(0)7986671716 Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #ExtinctionRebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 Climate Factsheet for Rebels: https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels   On the 20 March, Tower Hamlets Council Declared a Climate Emergency and committed to become a zero-carbon London borough by 2025 [1]. From 11:30am to 2:30pm, activists from Extinction Rebellion will be blocking a road next to Bethnal Green tube station and will invite the local community to join a joyful street event with music, local speakers and creative activities for…

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9.30am today, Westminster Mags Court: Verdict due for two Extinction Rebellion protestors charged with criminal damage to Parliament Sq

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7804743058 / +44 (0)7760280443 / +44(0)7986671716 Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #ExtinctionRebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 Climate Factsheet for Rebels: https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels   Two extinction Rebellion protestors to hear verdict at Westminster Magistrates Court at 9.30am today (Friday 29 March) Both charged with criminal damage for attempting to dig a grave on Parliament Square as part of Extinction Rebellion’s symbolic funeral service for Life on Earth Grandfather of three, Stephen McDonald, and activist Paolo Enoch, both in their 60s, face fines plus costs…

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Extinction Rebellion responds to Shadow Environment Minister’s declaration of Climate Emergency: ‘An Emergency requires an Emergency response’

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7479234522 Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #extinctionrebellion #rebelforlife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1-AS8DKH-oCMHPZoEe9apzmhWiucpql4C Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels/ Extinction Rebellion UK welcomes Westminster’s Labour Shadow Environment Secretary, Sue Hayman’s, decision to declare a national Environment and Climate Emergency in the House of Commons, but warns that urgent action is needed more than words. An emergency requires an emergency response. Extinction Rebellion UK is currently in preparation for a full scale rebellion against the government for its criminal inaction in the…

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UK Culture set to Declare Climate Emergency – last call to join first wave

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/culturedeclaresemergency Email: culturedeclaresmedia@gmail.com Phone: +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7479234522 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/culturedeclaresemergency/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CultureDeclares #CultureDeclaresEmergency #InternationalRebellion CDE 3 April launch event: https://www.facebook.com/events/444424099433828/ Content drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1DqcjZoZ74e7zOyAV54_e07wuCXXnMHCn Leading UK arts and cultural institutions set to declare a Climate and Ecological Emergency – deadline to be part of the first wave is this Friday 29 March 48 individuals and 28 organisations are already pledging to declare including the Royal Court, ONCA (Brighton) and Invisible Dust (London and Scarborough) Media launch of Culture Declares Emergency will be on Wednesday 3 April, with…

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Today 9.30am London: Two Extinction Rebellion protestors on trial for criminal damage in Parliament Square

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7804743058 /  +44 (0)7760280443 / +44(0)7986671716 Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #ExtinctionRebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 Climate Factsheet for Rebels: https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels Two extinction Rebellion protestors on trial at Hendon Magistrates court at 9.30 am today (Tuesday March 26th). The two were arrested after attempting to dig a grave on Parliament Square during a funeral service to mourn the loss of life on Earth. Grandfather of three, Stephen McDonald and activist Paolo Enoch, both in their 60s, are charged with criminal damage during a…

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Claire Perry MP urged to honour agreed meeting with Extinction Rebellion Youth

Email:         press@risingup.org.uk Phone:       +44(0)7904735749 / +44(0)7919828770 / +44(0)7986671716 /  +44(0)7804743058/ +44(0)7760280443 / +44(0)7986671716 Extinction Rebellion Youth today delivered a letter to Claire Perry MP, Minister for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, asking her to rethink her decision not to meet and discuss the government’s response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency. This comes as thousands of children and young people take to the streets globally to protest against the inaction by governments in the face of the emergency. Extinction Rebellion shares correspondence it has had with Claire Perry MP, who originally agreed to meet them but later pulled out citing…

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