Extinction Rebellion brings Ecological and Climate Emergency to Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Email: press@risingup.org.ukPhone: +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7811183633 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Crowd Funder  | What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers Extinction Rebellion takes over Summerhall for the entire month of August with performance, visual art, workshops and film screenings Activist and Extinction Rebellion organiser Sam Knights performs his comedy show ‘Sam Haygarth: Climate Crisis’Extinction Rebellion activists stage 1.5 Degree Live!, a live reading of the IPCC reportEarth Ensemble –  a new non-hierarchical collaboration between poets, playwrights, actors, filmmakers, musicians of Extinction Rebellion – also hits…

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Statement from Extinction Rebellion UK on the ‘Heathrow Pause’ action

Email: press@risingup.org.ukLondon, Central: +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7811183633 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Crowd FunderWhat emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers While Extinction Rebellion UK recognises the need for actions that are highly disruptive and controversial in order to highlight the severity of the Climate and Ecological Emergency, Extinction Rebellion UK does not support an action at Heathrow as designed at this time.  If such an action takes place at this time, it will be independent of Extinction Rebellion UK.  It is clear that people…

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Monday 29 July: Giant Extinction Symbols appear around the world

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +447549766448; +447889926222; +447969 083 371 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers Following the Extinction Symbol crop circle at WOMAD, giant Extinction Symbols also appear in New Zealand, Colombia, USA, Switzerland and ChileEach a beautiful and unique artwork, in varying mediums from a sand sculpture to a laser projection, the Extinction Symbols demonstrate the global reach of Extinction Rebellion and the internationalist solidarity needed to tackle the crisisIndividually and collectively, aerial photographs of theses images send a potent visual…

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Saturday 27 July: Extinction Rebellion hold Celebration of Life and Rebel Roar at WOMAD Festival

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +447549766448; +447889926222; +447969 083 371 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers Extinction Rebellion hold Celebration of Life on WOMAD’s Charlie Gillett Stage, culminating in a Rebel Roar of defiance in defence of the planetA ceremonial reading of an advanced copy of the Global Witness list of murdered indigenous environmental activists paid tribute to those who protect over 70% of the world’s biodiversityExtinction Rebellion’s WOMAD programme of performances, workshops and talks of the Climate and Ecological Emergency continues at…

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Friday 26 July: One hectare Extinction Symbol crop circle appears at WOMAD festival

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +447549766448; +447889926222; +447969 083 371 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers 300 foot diameter Extinction Symbol crop circle appears at WOMAD festival on Friday morningAerial photographs show the sheer size of the crop circle, which draws attention to food security issues, within the context of Climate and Ecological CollapseIt marks a collaboration between Extinction Rebellion, WOMAD and art collective The Circlemakers Extinction Rebellion has revealed a 300 foot diameter Extinction Symbol crop circle in a field adjacent to…

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