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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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Extinction Rebellion statement on Met police call for 1,130 protesters to be charged

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/   In April, thousands of people took to the streets of London due to the climate and ecological emergency we face, with many of them willing to be arrested for this cause, for life itself. More than 1,130 put their bodies on the line to secure our future and were arrested during non-violent civil disobedience. Those people come from all walks of life; they…

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BREAKING: London: 8 young people locked on to Parliament to plead for climate and ecological justice

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/   In scenes reminiscent of the suffragettes, 8 courageous young people from Extinction Rebellion Youth in the UK, aged between 16 and 20, have locked themselves to railings outside Parliament in London. They have a banner that says “Our futures are chained to your actions.” They are demanding young voices be heard and their futures protected. Having witnessed previous generations reaping the rewards of polluting, climate changing…

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UPDATE: Extinction Rebellion takes it to the Treasury – where mitigation efforts against climate change go to die

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/   In another act of truth telling, today 7 Extinction Rebellion activists glued on to each other in front of HM Treasury – with a banner which says ‘Business as Usual = Death’ – to highlight the role the Treasury plays in worsening climate change and ecological breakdown. Those glued across the Treasury entrance include Jo Murphy, 53, Belle Lewis, 17, Joanna Blackman 55, Chrissie…

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

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 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 harm…

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Extinction Rebellion turns up the heat on Shell

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 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 truth.

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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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