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BREAKING: 190+ UK Culture institutions and individuals, including Somerset House, declare Climate Emergency with disruptive horse-led procession through London

Phone: +44(07802865819) / +44(0)7760280443 / +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7944894190 / +44(0)7722007566 / +44(0)7479234522 Email: culturedeclaresmedia@gmail.com Website: https://sites.google.com/view/culturedeclaresemergency/home?authuser=0 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/culturedeclaresemergency/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CultureDeclares; #CultureDeclaresEmergency Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 More than 190 UK arts and culture institutions and individuals have declared a climate and ecological emergency A beautifully-curated and disruptive procession, stopping at institutions along the River Thames set off from Somerset House with more than 150 people this morning Declarers include Somerset House, Battersea Arts Centre, Cardboard Citizens, HOME in Manchester, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London National Park City, Royal Court Theatre, Jerwood Arts, The Junction…

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9.30am Thursday: Trial concludes for five Extinction Rebels charged with criminal damage over DEFRA action

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7804743058 /  +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7549766448 Website: www.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 Climate Factsheet for Rebels: https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels 9.30am Thursday: Trial concludes for five Extinction Rebels charged with criminal damage over DEFRA action Trial of five Extinction Rebellion protesters charged with criminal damage concludes Thursday, 9.30 am (4…

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Update: 12 Extinction Rebellion activists willingly arrested in semi-nude protest to highlight climate emergency during Brexit debate in House of Commons

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44 (0)7760280443 / +44(0)7479234522 / +44(0)7986671716 /++44(07802865819) Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #ExtinctionRebellion #NoBrexitOnADeadPlanet Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 Livestreams of today’s action: https://www.facebook.com/XRBristol/videos/405979703531310/UzpfSTQwOTg3MTc1MjY5MDYzNjo4NzUzNDUxOTk0NzY2MjA/ https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/videos/1314543425353076/ Arrestees and activists who took part in today’s action are and will be available interview, including the two elephants in the room. naked protest Update: 12 Extinction Rebellion activists willingly arrested in semi-nude protest to highlight climate emergency during Brexit debate in House of Commons 12 activists have been arrested. Six has…

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BREAKING: Extinction Rebellion activists strip off in House of Commons to highlight Climate and Ecological Crisis

11 activists from Extinction Rebellion stripped off and glued their hands to surfaces in the public gallery at the House of Commons today in a bid to draw politicians’ attention to the Climate and Ecological Crisis Two of the activists wore full grey body paint and elephant masks while the others pointed to ‘the elephant in the room’ The action takes place just two weeks before the International Rebellion beginning on Monday 15 April which is set to shut down central London for days on end Extinction Rebellion invites people to ‘Come to stay, take 2 weeks off work, bring…

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Monday 1 April: Extinction Rebellion’s challenge to the BBC – climate change is no April Fools’ joke

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7760280443 / +44(0)7479234522 / +44(0)7802865819 Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #extinctionrebellion #rebelforlife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels/ Survey questionnaire: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PQ6qmRTLSFArLlJVJio8HBL8eUcMajpgfGXfKGf9gm8/edit Monday 1 April: Extinction Rebellion’s challenge to the BBC – climate change is no April Fools’ joke Internal BBC ‘Planet Pilot’ memo given to Extinction…

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From 11:30am today: Extinction Rebellion Tower Hamlets hold road block street party

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7804743058 /  +44 (0)7760280443 / +44(0)7986671716 Website: www.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 Climate Factsheet for Rebels: https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels   On the 20 March, Tower Hamlets Council Declared a Climate Emergency and committed to become a zero-carbon London borough by 2025 [1]. From 11:30am to 2:30pm, activists from Extinction Rebellion will be blocking a road next to Bethnal Green tube station and will invite the local community to join a joyful street event with music, local speakers and creative activities for…

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9.30am today, Westminster Mags Court: Verdict due for two Extinction Rebellion protestors charged with criminal damage to Parliament Sq

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7804743058 / +44 (0)7760280443 / +44(0)7986671716 Website: www.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 Climate Factsheet for Rebels: https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels   Two extinction Rebellion protestors to hear verdict at Westminster Magistrates Court at 9.30am today (Friday 29 March) Both charged with criminal damage for attempting to dig a grave on Parliament Square as part of Extinction Rebellion’s symbolic funeral service for Life on Earth Grandfather of three, Stephen McDonald, and activist Paolo Enoch, both in their 60s, face fines plus costs…

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Extinction Rebellion responds to Shadow Environment Minister’s declaration of Climate Emergency: ‘An Emergency requires an Emergency response’

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0) 7802865819 / +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7479234522 Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #extinctionrebellion #rebelforlife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1-AS8DKH-oCMHPZoEe9apzmhWiucpql4C Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels/ Extinction Rebellion UK welcomes Westminster’s Labour Shadow Environment Secretary, Sue Hayman’s, decision to declare a national Environment and Climate Emergency in the House of Commons, but warns that urgent action is needed more than words. An emergency requires an emergency response. Extinction Rebellion UK is currently in preparation for a full scale rebellion against the government for its criminal…

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UK Culture set to Declare Climate Emergency – last call to join first wave

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/culturedeclaresemergency Email: culturedeclaresmedia@gmail.com Phone: +44(0) 7802865819 /  +44(0)7986671716 / +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7479234522 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/culturedeclaresemergency/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CultureDeclares #CultureDeclaresEmergency #InternationalRebellion CDE 3 April launch event: https://www.facebook.com/events/444424099433828/ Content drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1DqcjZoZ74e7zOyAV54_e07wuCXXnMHCn   Leading UK arts and cultural institutions set to declare a Climate and Ecological Emergency – deadline to be part of the first wave is this Friday 29 March 48 individuals and 28 organisations are already pledging to declare including the Royal Court, ONCA (Brighton) and Invisible Dust (London and Scarborough) Media launch of Culture Declares Emergency will be on…

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Today 9.30am London: Two Extinction Rebellion protestors on trial for criminal damage in Parliament Square

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7804743058 /  +44 (0)7760280443 / +44(0)7986671716 Website: www.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 Climate Factsheet for Rebels: https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels Two extinction Rebellion protestors on trial at Hendon Magistrates court at 9.30 am today (Tuesday March 26th). The two were arrested after attempting to dig a grave on Parliament Square during a funeral service to mourn the loss of life on Earth. Grandfather of three, Stephen McDonald and activist Paolo Enoch, both in their 60s, are charged with criminal damage during a…

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