Rebel Radio

Rebel Radio Special: Truth About Zane

7-year-old Zane Gbangbola died after flood water carried the fatally toxic chemical hydrogen cyanide from a nearby landfill site into his home in Surrey. An MoD whistleblower revealed it, the government denies it. Plus, we hear from Lola Perrin – cofounder of XR artists on how Extinction Rebellion is supporting Zane’s parents, Kye and Nicole, in their fight for justice. To find out more and to help the campaign visit truthaboutzane.com and sign the petition. Listen back to all shows on our mixcloud.

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Rebel Radio: How It Works

The mechanisms by which we fuel the escalating crisis can be complex and opaque. This series investigates how the climate and ecological emergency is changing our world and the ways in which human beings are fuelling it. Flood Resilience – 13/03/2020 Floods in the UK are becoming more frequent and intense. Rain and rivers seep through property damage into family life, bankruptcy and mental health. Danny and Anna discuss with Highbury East Cllr Caroline Russell and XR Drummer Alfie Ferguson of @EcoBlacks how we can make our homes, businesses, towns & cities more resilient against flooding. We also hear from Professor…

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Rebel Radio: Rebel Despatches

News bulletins from a rebellion in full swing. As time runs out to act on the climate emergency, Rebel Despatches brings an alternative media perspective on the pressing issues of the week, with updates from the latest actions and interviews with the rebels involved. Topless Rebellion, Budgets & Coal Mines – 10/03/2020 In this week’s Rebel Despatches with Anna and Marijn we hear from XR’s Reactive Team’s Jeremy Parker who talks us through what the Reactive Team does as well as the recent mass mobilisation training that took place in Birmingham. We are then joined by two students Sol…

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Rebel Radio: Emergency Panel

Exploring the effects of the climate and ecological emergency on institutions and the pillars of civilisation that we tend to take for granted. Food, fashion and health, amongst others, are discussed, with expert opinion shining a spotlight on the problems and possible solutions. International Women’s Week Women face higher risks from the impacts of #climatechange. Yet their local knowledge and empathetic leadership means that they play a critical role in the success for climate-related projects and policies. In the lead up to #InternationalWomensDay, Bel Jacobs talks to Farah Ahmed of Julies Bicycle, Hiba Ahmad from Global Justice Now…

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Rebel Radio Special: Dark Waters

Anna and Danny speak with Rob Bilott, the heroic lawyer who took on corporate giant DuPont after they poisoned an American town with toxic chemical waste, and discuss the prevalence of forever chemicals in our everyday lives and the systemic problems behind environmental degradation. ‘The system is rigged.They want us to think it protects us, but that is a lie.We protect us, we do, nobody else.Not the companies, not the scientists, not the government.Us.’– Dark Waters This is the real life story of Rob Bilott, a rebel who put his heart and soul to take on a corporate…

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Rebel Radio: Our Positive Future

Highlighting the optimists of the world brimming with solutions to the climate and ecological emergency. From rewilding and regenerative farming to clean energy for all, these individuals share their visions of a healthier world. Supporting Our Young People – 28/02/2020 How do we guide and protect young people through the #ClimateCrisis? Join the discussion with host Sue Wheat & guests Clover Hogan, a 20 year old climate activist, founder of Force of Nature and researcher on eco-anxiety & psychology of agency; Michael Landers from ParentsPledge.com; Rebecca Tully from KidsKitchen.org.uk; and David Smith from LittleNinja.co.uk. Also interviews with climate psychologist Dr…

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Rebel Radio: Humans of XR

Humans of XR on Rebel Radio celebrates the people behind the banners and their heroic efforts to bring the climate and ecological emergency to the forefront of public consciousness. Lawyers, doctors, carpenters, musicians, dancing clowns and kangaroos, from Glasgow to Papa New Guinea share their stories of rebellion. Outreach – 21/01/2020 As Extinction Rebellion progresses into its second year, Danny and Anna discuss with Haringey local group members Alex and Tommy how to maintain momentum, keep the movement growing and welcome new recruits, with Javier from XR Madrid on how the group has grown since COP25. Hunger Strikers – 27/11/2019…

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