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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BREAKING: Heathrow – Extinction Rebellion Youth ask “Are we the last generation?”

Holding a large banner with the words 10 youths from Extinction Rebellion Youth stood outside Heathrow in an appeal to British people to stop and thinkThe news comes as Dr. James Hansen, the former NASA scientist who first alerted the world to the dangers of climate change more than 30 years ago and who is considered to be the father of climate science, today sent a letter to the British public – especially, British young people – recognising that UK citizens, led increasingly by the young, are now “rising to demand that national leaders develop and adhere to a…

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11am TODAY: Extinction Rebellion ‘Day of Love’ at Oxford Circus with special performances from Emma Thompson, Lee Ross and Paapa Essiedu

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Office: +447305700176, +447804743058,+447479234522, +447802865819 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 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   ​ At 11am today at Oxford Circus, Letters To The Earth will team up with Extinction Rebellion Youth, Emma Thompson, ‘White Gold’ star Lee Ross, BAFTA Breakthrough Brit Paapa Essiedu, and Royal Court Young Agitators for a specially curated performanceLetters To The Earth is the first project of…

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Statement on the Extinction Rebellion Heathrow Action Tomorrow

“We are facing a manmade disaster on a global scale. “It may sound frightening but the scientific evidence is that if we have not taken dramatic action within the next decade we could face irreversible damage to the natural world and the collapse of our societies. “We’re running out of time but there’s still hope … I believe that if we better understand the threat we face, the more likely it is that we can avoid such a catastrophic future.” [1] [2] “What happens now and in these next few years will profoundly affect the next few thousand…

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11am today – LIGHT rail disruption today to highlight Government’s disastrous inaction on climate and ecological emergency

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Office: +447305700176, +447804743058,+447479234522, +447802865819 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 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   11am today – LIGHT rail disruption today to highlight Government’s disastrous inaction on climate and ecological emergency Extinction Rebellion to bring a pause to transport today in LondonAim is to create moments in time when humanity stops and fully considers the extent of the…

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Extinction Rebellion turns up the heat on Shell

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Office: +447305700176, +447804743058,+447479234522, +447802865819 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 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   NEW – Extinction Rebellion in Numbers https://docs.google.com/document/d/11E9MUhXWyxweCDKwJqBRZEDLGam268iwUqVAAUG8dus/edit#   Extinction Rebellion turns up the heat on Shell With thousands of people taking to the streets of London to block high-profile locations across the capital, Extinction Rebellion activists have escalated the campaign to tell the…

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Today, 11am, London: International Rebellion begins

Email: press@risingup.org.ukOffice: +447305700176, +447804743058,+447479234522, +447802865819Marble Arch: +447944894190; Oxford Circus: +447561098449;Waterloo Bridge: +447549766448; Parliament Square: +447904735749;XR Youth (Piccadilly Circus): +447986671716Media contact regarding arrests: +447918165046Website: https://rebellion.earth/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionRhashtag #ExtinctionRebellionInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/  NEW – Extinction Rebellion in Numbers https://docs.google.com/document/d/11E9MUhXWyxweCDKwJqBRZEDLGam268iwUqVAAUG8dus/edit#     Today, 11am, London: International Rebellion begins On 31st October last year, as autumn turned to winter, Extinction Rebellion declared its Rebellion against the British Government for its criminal inaction on the Ecological and Climate Emergency. We said: “When Government and the law fail to provide any assurance of adequate protection, as well as security for its people’s well-being and…

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Monday 15 April: Extinction Rebellion’s International Rebellion to begin in over 80 cities across at least 33 countries

Email: press@risingup.org.uk UK phone: +44 (0)7760280443 / +44(0)7479234522 / +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7549766448 UK website: https://rebellion.earth/ International website: https://xrebellion.org/ International 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 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/ NEW – Extinction Rebellion in Numbers – https://docs.google.com/document/d/11E9MUhXWyxweCDKwJqBRZEDLGam268iwUqVAAUG8dus/edit# Tens of thousands of people in more than 33 countries across six continents will stage a global rebellion to raise the alarm about the Climate and Ecological Emergency that could signal the extinction of the human race if we don’t actGroups across the world will disrupt ‘business as…

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6.30pm tomorrow, 12 April: Extinction Rebellion’s ‘Fashion: Circus of Excess’ catwalk to bring Oxford Circus to a standstill highlighting wrongs of fast fashion

Extinction Rebellion activists to block roads and hold symbolic “catwalk” at Oxford Circus to highlight the disposable nature of the fashion industry in the epicentre of London’s shopping districtModels will parade across the iconic crossing, accompanied by a choir and musicians including opera singersParticipants in the action include some of the cutting edge designers of London sustainable fashion scene which is supported by pioneers such as Fair Trade’s Safia Minney MBE FARS, Traid’s Maria Chenoweth, Katharine Hamnett CBE and Dame Vivienne WestwoodPart of a series of creative protest events in the run up Extinction Rebellion’s International Rebellion which begins Monday…

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From Monday 15 April: Extinction Rebellion to block Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge & Parliament Sq round the clock until Government acts on Climate Emergency

From 11am Monday 15 April, Extinction Rebellion is taking to the streets of London to block traffic day after day at four high profile central locations – Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Square – causing large scale disruption to force the Government to take urgent action on the Climate and Ecological EmergencyAt 11am, Extinction Rebellion Youth will gather at Hyde Park CornerActor and writer Dame Emma Thompson: “It is time to stand up and Save Our Home. On Monday 15 April of this year, the International Rebellion will begin … It’s gonna be a lot of fun,…

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