Trees of the Rebellion: Garden Bridge

Back in April, trees and plants of all shapes and sizes were transported to The Garden Bridge (Waterloo) for the week of International Rebellion. Their presence helped transform the bridge into the “friendly, vibrant and verdant” oasis it became for the thousands of rebels and visitors to the bridge. The original trees were added to by numerous plants brought by people as they joined in the rebellion. By ‘deleting the cars’ and inviting people to ‘come and play’, XR made ‘the best Garden Bridge’. Hoopla Pocket Park, Lambeth. Photo by Mak Gilchrist The original 47 trees, many…

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BREAKING: Thank You Radiohead

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7986671716, +44(0)7561098449, +44(0)7479234522, +44(0)7878535968 Website: https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR  #ExtinctionRebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Content drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1lpbBFcgw8MfD2yVV5CA_5CvXNBQ0C6-I What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   Extinction Rebellion in Numbers – https://docs.google.com/document/d/11E9MUhXWyxweCDKwJqBRZEDLGam268iwUqVAAUG8dus/edit#heading=h.ozg3b8yfa3rm “We’re not scaremongering / This is really happening.” – Idioteque Extinction Rebellion would like to thank Radiohead for their gift and gesture of support in donating the proceeds of the OK Computer Minidisc Bandcamp to Extinction Rebellion around the world. To join the rebellion, visit https://rebellion.earth/ and check out the new video which we’ve put to Radiohead’s song Idioteque –…

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Tomorrow: ‘Petroleo and Fueliet’ – Extinction Rebellion Lambeth to Stage Disruptive Performance at BP Royal Opera House Big Screen

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44 (0)7780 602 722  +44 (0)7561 098449 +44 (0)7986 671716 Website: https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/521183835083257/?active_tab=about https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR  #ExtinctionRebellion #rohromeo #dropbp Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1lpbBFcgw8MfD2yVV5CA_5CvXNBQ0C6-I What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   From 5pm Tuesday 11 June in Trafalgar Square, Extinction Rebellion Lambeth musicians and visual artists will perform the tragedy of ‘Petroleo and Fueliet’ at the BP-sponsored Royal Opera House screening of Romeo and JulietHundreds of Extinction Rebellion members are expected to join in as The Invisible Circus – visual artists dressed in red robes – perform the true story of…

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BREAKING NOW: Fashion ‘Die-in’ at RCA Fashion Graduate Show to launch Extinction Rebellion’s call to #BoycottFashion

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: Office +44(0)7780 602722; +44(0)7479234522; On the ground – +44(0)7876 636244, +44(0)7846 202269 Website: https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #Extinction Rebellion #BoycottFashion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ / https://www.instagram.com/xr.boycottfashion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/open?id=10sp0dm_VI8mkQtE63WX32wqLL5U8F31d Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/ Royal College of Art Fashion MA student Laura Karup Frandsen will not be showing a final collection in protest at the waste and suffering caused by the global fashion industryInstead she has decided to host a ‘die-in’ at the RCA Graduate Show to urge people to disrupt the fashion industry for the launch of Extinction Rebellion’s  #BoycottFashion…

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STATEMENT FROM EXTINCTION REBELLION: PHILIP HAMMOND’S LETTER TO THERESA MAY

We cannot go on talking about the price of transitioning to a carbon free economy in solely monetary terms. We need to talk about the true cost of inaction on the climate and ecological emergency: whether our children get to live into old age. Isn’t protecting them worth everything we’ve got? Isn’t life on Earth worth more than all the money in the banks? Remember back in 2011 the Eurozone bailout fund for the banks was 1 trillion euros. [1] Yes it will be expensive but the monetary cost pales in comparison to the price of firefighting the…

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Extinction Rebellion UK’s relationship with Green and Black Cross – Response to GBC’s letter

This response was originally published in the XR newsletter on Wednesday 29th May 2019. Thank you, Green and Black Cross Thank you, Green and Black Cross, for everything you’ve done to support the right to protest in the UK and empower Extinction Rebellion to take mass civil disobedience on the climate and ecological emergency. Extinction Rebellion is immensely grateful for the support Green and Black Cross (GBC) have given to individuals and the whole movement in the UK. From being integral in establishing Extinction Rebellion’s Legal Support working group in Nov 2018, to fielding calls to support Legal Observers (LO’s)…

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STATEMENT FROM EXTINCTION REBELLION

Extinction Rebellion is fully committed to nonviolence and will not take action that would put airline passengers at risk. Reports to the contrary are the result of a misconstrued interpretation of a document circulated within the movement asking for feedback. In the face of climate and ecological collapse we continue to build a peaceful movement with nonviolence at its heart. Further information on our planned actions over the summer will be available once we have concluded the consultation process with the movement. Notes to editors About Extinction Rebellion: Time has almost entirely run out to address…

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STATEMENT FROM EXTINCTION REBELLION ON HEATHROW PAUSE

Extinction Rebellion demands the Government begins to act on its declaration of a Climate and Environment Emergency by cancelling all Heathrow expansion. On June 18, we plan to carry out nonviolent direct action to ensure Heathrow Authorities close the airport for the day, to create a “pause” in recognition of the genocidal impact of high carbon activities, such as flying, upon the natural world. If the Government does not cancel all Heathrow expansion, Extinction Rebellion will act to shut the airport down for up to 10 days from July 1. Extinction Rebellion is in the consultancy stage with its…

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