All Articles on Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion climate change activists block an entrance to general aviation terminal at the Geneva Airport, Switzerland November 16, 2019. (Photo: Reuters/Denis Balibouse) News
Extinction Rebellion Members Blockade Private Jet Terminal Used by Wealthy Elites in Geneva
"We want to denounce this completely absurd means of transport since a private jet emits twenty times more CO2 per passenger than a conventional airplane."
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Writer George Monbiot is arrested by police officers after being arrested in Trafalgar Square on October 16, 2019 in London. News
'Vindication' for Climate Activists as UK Court Rules London Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests Unlawful
"XR protesters have been raising the alarm about the climate crisis. We need to listen to that alarm, not outlaw it."
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Warning of 'Untold Human Suffering,' Over 11,000 Scientists From Around the World Declare Climate Emergency
"Scientists have a culture of reticence when it comes to making statements like this, but the emergency is rapidly accelerating, and the scientists are very clear: this is an existential emergency."
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Extinction Rebellion protesters in London. (Photo: Jess Nyman, Twitter) Views
Extinction Rebellion: We Need To Talk About The Future
This year has changed everything.
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Demanding Seat at the Table, Youth Organizers Announce New Wave of Climate Strikes Ahead of UN Talks in Chile
"Young people are making it clear that we will support and vote for leaders who will listen to us because we will be here, striking, marching, rallying, and voting."
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Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and the founder of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, speaks at the Women In The World Summit on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)q News
Climate Justice Champion Mary Robinson Warns Extinction Rebellion of Perils If Unwise Tactics 'Alienate the Public'
"I think it is very, very important that the public display of disruption is seen by the public as being in their interests, and that has happened. But if they lose that, that would be very serious."
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Extinction Rebellion Faces Backlash Over 'Self-Defeating' Disruption of London Public Transit
"Everyone can relate to the annoyance of a delayed commute, but the people who suffer the worst consequences are society's most vulnerable."
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The author, Nathan Williams, is removed by police as climate change action group Extinction Rebellion staged a protest at London City Airport during the fourth day of demonstrations on October 10, 2019 in London, England. Climate change activists have gathered to block access to various government departments as they launch a two week protest in central London. (Photo: Peter Summers/Getty Images) Views
Experiencing Firsthand Failures of UN Climate Politics, I Realized Civil Disobedience Only Route Left
I was arrested at London City Airport because only a mass uprising in defence of life can counter mass death
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Writer George Monbiot is arrested by police officers after being arrested in Trafalgar Square on October 16, 2019 in London. News
Extinction Rebellion Making Things Inconvenient? Actually, Says Naomi Klein, the Climate Crisis 'Is Really, Really Inconvenient'
"There is nothing more inconvenient than being hit by a Category 5 hurricane, by having a wildfire raze your town."
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After Shell CEO Claims 'We Have No Choice' But to Invest in Fossil Fuels, McKibben Says, 'We Have No Choice But to Try and Stop Them'
With "overwhelming evidence that we are on the brink of climate and ecological collapse," executive's comment elicits intense rebuke
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