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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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Extinction Rebellion: new International Solidarity Network as activists in Ghana declare Pan Afrikan Climate Emergency

UK Email: press@risingup.org.uk UK Phone: +44(0)7878535968 / +44(0)7986671716 /+44(0)7479234522 Website: www.rebellion.earth; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #extinctionrebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Ghana Email: Smerjapic.wa@gmail.com Phone/WhatsApp: +23 3574 619258 Gilogcal Facebook page for Extinction Rebellion work in Ghana: https://www.facebook.com/Gilogcal-878513548939057/ Extinction Rebellion: new International Solidarity Network as activists in Ghana declare Pan Afrikan Climate Emergency “The impact of the climate catastrophe is part of our daily life. This is why this event is important” Mawuse Yao Agorkor, activist in Accra, Ghana Extinction Rebellion UK initiates new International Solidarity Network to utilise its global reach…

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Statement from Extinction Rebellion in support of Youth Strike 4 Climate

Extinction Rebellion salutes all the courageous children who are striking on Friday as part of the UK’s first UK-wide Youth Strike 4 Climate. The climate and ecological disaster we face is putting their future in jeopardy, with thousands of schoolchildren choosing to disrupt the system that is so clearly failing them. We support their demands that: The Government declare a climate emergency and prioritise the protection of life on Earth, taking active steps to achieve climate justice The national curriculum is reformed to address the ecological crisis as an educational priority…

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Rebellion in the Regions as London Assembly and local councils declare Climate Emergency

Phone: +44(0)7878535968 / +44(0)7549766448 / +44(0)7732576590 / +44(0)7535928734 / +44(0) 7479234522 Website: www.rebellion.earth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #extinctionrebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos of XR demo at London Assembly today/Caroline Russell with XR people: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8  Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels/   Extinction Rebellion groups from Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales today announced a Regional Rebellion Day on Saturday 15th December. Peaceful nonviolent protests are planned to pressure local councils in Ireland and the UK to declare a Climate Emergency, go zero carbon by 2025 and create Citizens Assemblies to deliver…

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Extinction Rebellion Day 2, London to be gridlocked for third day running

For interviews and enquiries, email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7878535968 / +44(0)7549766448 / +44(0)7732576590 / +44(0)7535928734 / +44(0) 7479234522 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/u/0/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels/ Images comparing normal 9am Thursday traffic to yesterday:   Met Police warn motorists to avoid London as ‘swarming’ protests enter third consecutive day – ‘We advise not to travel by car or motorbike’ Activists resort to blocking traffic hotspots to bring attention…

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The Extinction Rebellion Climate Factsheet for Rebels

The facts here are listed in a particular order to present a coherent rationale for the need for dramatic change in UK government response to the climate and ecological emergency. Key Facts – The Science Earth is getting hotter and 97% of scientists agree that it’s caused by human activity. https://climate.nasa.gov/scientific-consensus/#* Global warming is causing our climate to change and it’s happening now. Effects include more frequent and severe extreme weather events such as droughts, dry spells, flooding and hurricanes as well as rising sea levels.

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Filmmaker brothers Jack & Finn Harries Launch Countdown to UK Rebellion Day

For media enquiries, email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7878535968 / +44(0)7732576590 / +44(0)7403772717 / +44(0)7549766448 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #extinctionrebellion Photos: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 This morning Theresa May got a visit from Jack and Finn Harries – of JacksGap fame which has more than 4 million subscribers on YouTube – to 10 Downing Street to deliver a ‘Declaration of Rebellion’ on behalf of environmental group Extinction Rebellion. [1]…

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Over 1000 people block Parliament Sq to launch mass civil disobedience campaign demanding action on climate emergency

For media enquiries, email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7479234522; +44(0)7878535968; +44(0)7732576590; +44(0)7403772717 Website: https://risingup.org.uk/XR/; facebook https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/; facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1588038141300204/; twitter https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; hashtag #extinctionrebellion Video/photos: Declaration of Rebellion video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=To5tZpjkakU; Photos https://www.flickr.com/photos/167286793@N02/ Livestreaming at https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/videos/540470546364911/ A “Declaration of Rebellion” has been made against the UK Government in Parliament Square for its inaction on the climate emergency and ecological crisis George Monbiot, Caroline Lucas MP, Greta Thunberg (the 15-year-old currently breaking Swedish law by refusing to go to school due to inaction on the climate) and Green MEP Molly…

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Rebellion against UK Government’s criminal inaction on climate breakdown

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ module_class=”blog-post”] For media enquiries, email: press@risingup.org.uk  Phone: +44(0)7479234522; +44(0)7878535968; +44(0)7732576590; +44(0)7403772717 Website: https://risingup.org.uk/XR/; facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/; facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1588038141300204/; twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; hashtag #extinctionrebellion Video/photos: Declaration of Rebellion video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=To5tZpjkakU;  Photos https://www.flickr.com/photos/167286793@N02/  At 10am on Wednesday 31st October environmentally concerned citizens will launch a “Declaration of Rebellion” on London’s Parliament Sq against the British government’s inaction on the climate emergency and ecological crisis Expect peaceful civil disobedience, traffic disruption and symbolic criminal actions – minor inconveniences when compared to the potential extinction we are facing Demands…

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