UPDATE: Extinction Rebellion activists stop DLR in Canary Wharf – ‘Business as Usual = Death’

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +447305700176, +447804743058, +447802865819; +447944894190; +447561098449; +447549766448; +447904735749; +447986671716; +447918165046; +447479234522 Website: https://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 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   At 7.30am today, 5 people climbed on top of a train at Canary Wharf’s DLR station with banners  saying “Business as Usual = Death” referencing the financial sector’s role in our collective suicide, and others holding up a banner saying “Don’t Jail the Canaries”-  in solidarity with the three protesters currently on remand for last week’s DLR/Canary Wharf action. [1] Those on the…

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BREAKING: Extinction Rebellion activists glued on Robocop style to London Stock Exchange – Time for MONEY to tell the truth on its impact on the Climate and Ecological Emergency

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +447305700176, +447804743058, +447944894190; +447561098449; +447549766448; +447904735749; +447986671716; +447918165046; +447479234522 Website: https://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 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   Extinction Rebellion to focus on the financial sector today (Thursday)Aim is to demand the finance industry tells the truth about the climate and ecological emergency, and the devastating impact the industry has on our planetCurrently there are at least seven people glued on at the entrance to the London Stock Exchange Today (Thursday), Extinction Rebellion will focus the financial industry and the corrosive impacts…

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Update #7 – To Parliament, and Beyond

We’ve created wonders. We’ve made history. We’re just getting started. The London Rebellion, after ten unbelievable days, will relinquish its final location on Thursday. We’ll be coming back to a different world. At a monumental people’s assembly on Monday, rebels from across the UK came together to discuss how we’d move forward. Amazing ideas were shared, and were recorded to be visible here, here and here; we hope these ideas will also be seen in the shape of the plan going forwards. An important part of this plan was when and how to leave our last location…

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BREAKING: Extinction Rebellion – The world has changed

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +447305700176, +447804743058, +447944894190; +447561098449; +447549766448; +447904735749; +447986671716; +447918165046; +447479234522 Website: https://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 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   BREAKING: Extinction Rebellion – The world has changed Extinction Rebellion will voluntarily end the Marble Arch and Parliament Square blockades tomorrow (Thursday).  There will be a closing ceremony at 5pm 25 April at Speaker’s Corner, Hyde Park. We will leave the physical locations but a space for truth-telling has been opened up in the world. We would like to thank Londoners for…

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Update #6 – A New Phase Begins

Days 6 and 7 of International Rebellion (Sat 20 – Sun 21 Apr) As spring now spreads its (record-breaking) warmth across the global north, London’s International Rebellion is entering a new phase of its own. After leaving four of five locations in good order, rebels will meet at Marble Arch on Monday to decide where they go next. Being Easter, it’s a time for renewal and rebirth. The past few days have brought their share of sadness, as we’ve left behind spaces so lovingly cultivated and so bravely defended, each with its own story and style: the serene Parliament…

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Extinction​ Rebellion: International Action Highlights

France Rebels blockading Flagship H&M store in Paris – tipping tons of discarded H&M clothing outside the entrance. YouTube video: Massive NVDA with multiple groups – blockading multiple sites inc. The Ministry of Agriculture and Ecological Transition at La Defense, as well as Total, EDF and Societe Generale.  Norway APRIL 15 XR-Norway staged a funeral procession to the Norwegian ministry of finance.  An appeal was read out, asking Norway to halt plans to explore for oil in the Arctic, and to set an early date for the termination of oil and gas production.The XR declaration of rebellion was also read. The ministry…

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Join Extinction Rebellion this weekend to Create the London of our Dreams

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Office: +447305700176, +447804743058,+447479234522 Marble Arch: +447944894190; Oxford Circus: +447561098449; Waterloo Bridge: +447549766448; Parliament Square: +447904735749; XR Youth (Piccadilly Circus): +447986671716 Media contact regarding arrests: +447918165046 Website: https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR hashtag #ExtinctionRebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/ Join Extinction Rebellion this weekend to Create the London of our Dreams This Easter weekend, everybody is invited to Central London to celebrate a week of the Rebellion and to take part in making all of our dreams reality Expect an impromptu concert from the world renowned Stroud Village Green…

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Update #5 – Police turn Pirates: The Pink Boat is Lost!

Photo: Lola Perrin, Oxford Circus Friday 19th Apr – Day 5 of International Rebellion It was a sad day for London’s Rebellion, as the beloved pink boat was lost amid a stormy sea of police- men and women. The neverending party was at last put on hold… for a few hours at least, until we retook Oxford Circus and the new sound-system arrived! And let’s not forget, Oxford’s adversity was every other site’s blessing: as the fate of the boat and its harbour hung in the balance, rebels in Marble Arch, Waterloo Bridge and Parliament Square were taking some well-earned…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 3.0

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic How do Extinction Rebellion families feel about the future? Our third podlet, Green Futures, is live on all platforms now. This is the third of our XR podlets, mini podcasts from the International Rebellion. With thanks to Professor Jem Bendell. You can read his paper, “Deep Adaptation: A Map for Navigating Climate Tragedy” here. The production team included Jessica Townsend, Marijn van de Geer, Dave Anderson, Dave Stitch, and Barney Weston. Listen to our second Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special, about the 680+ arrestees, here.

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