All Articles on Extinction Rebellion

Inspired by the protests of 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young activists organized strikes in London—and across the globe—on Friday to demand bold climate action. (Photo: Terry Matthews/Extinction Rebellion/Twitter) News
Rich Nations Aren't 'Paying Their Fair Share' to Mitigate the Climate Crisis, Says Report Released at COP24
"Unless there is a fair deal that accounts for the legacy of climate change caused by industrialized developed countries, we will never have a sustainable global strategy."
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 “We’ve got involved because at this stage we can’t vote, we’re not politicians and we want to make a difference. We can’t stand around waiting.” (Photo: schoolstrike4climate.com) Views
Australian Kids Plan “Big School Walkout for Climate Action”
“When young people try to have a voice in politics, Scott Morrison is shutting them down, yet he’s happy to listen to the coal lobby and big corporations who continue to profit from making climate change worse.”
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"This is a growing, exciting movement. We demand radical change over climate breakdown" Extinction Rebellion wrote on Twitter. (Photo: Extinction Rebellion/Twitter) News
'This Is a Climate Emergency': Extinction Rebellion Takes to Streets to Stand for the Planet Over Polluter Profits
"Only through daily economic disruption will the government recognize the gravity of the crisis we all face and agree to meet with us to address our demand for radical action."
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Climate protesters from the Extinction Rebellion group hold placards and banners as they block traffic in Elephant and Castle on November 21, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images) News
'The Only Sane Thing We Can Do': Extinction Rebellion Swarms Streets of London to Demand Urgent Climate Action
"To those inconvenienced by the climate change roadblocks in London, we've tried all other options. The scientists have yelled at us for decades. Civilized negotiations with governments. Greening capitalism. Not enough."
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Demonstrators on the iconic Westminster Bridge in central London on Saturday, November 17.  "We are peacefully standing up for the Earth and for humanity," said Cecelia B of Extinction Rebellion. "People are dancing and singing and making new friends. This is a joyful rebellion and this is what the future looks like." (Photo: Extinction Rebellion/@ExtinctionR) News
Because 'Good Planets Are Hard to Find,' Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down London Bridges to Save Mother Earth
Day of revolt leads to mass arrests in the UK as protest participants argue too many still don't "recognize the seriousness of our existential crisis" and almost nobody is doing enough to end humanity's wreckless assault on planet's living systems
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"Through daily economic disruption, we hop the government will finally start taking the climate crisis seriously and address our demand for radical action.” (Photo: Karl Mathiesen/Twitter)  Views
If We Don't Act Fast, 'We're F**ked': An Urgent Call to Climate Action From Extinction Rebellion in the UK
Climate Activists send message to UK Prime Minister by blocking access to the street in front of her office
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Using removable paint, activists sprayed anti-fracking slogans on the entrance of the U.K.'s energy department building in London. (Photo: Extinction Rebellion/Twitter) News
'The Political System Is Failing Us': British Energy Dept Blockaded to Protest Climate Inaction and Fracking
"The time to take action against climate injustice is now... If we do not act now, we face extinction. At the very least we will witness the breakdown of society as we know it."
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‘We are prepared to halt lorries entering fracking sites; to stand in the way of bulldozers building roads and block traffic along congested and polluted streets.’ (Photo: Marcin Rogozinski/Alamy) Views
Why I’m Turning From Law-Maker to Law-Breaker to Try to Save the Planet
Direct action and civil disobedience are now needed to force governments to see that our survival as a species is at risk
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Activists gathered under the banner Extinction Rebellion in London on Wednesday to issue their Declaration of Rebellion against the U.K. government's climate inaction. (Photo: Extinction Rebellion) News
'This Is Our Darkest Hour': With Declaration of Rebellion, New Group Vows Mass Civil Disobedience to Save Planet
"We have a right and duty to rebel in the face of this tyranny of idiocy—in the face of this planned collective suicide."
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Members of XR deliver flowers, possibly reminiscent of a funeral bouquet, to Greenpeace staffers. (Photo: Courtesy of Jonny Pickup on Flickr.) Views
Climate Activists Occupy Greenpeace UK Headquarters—Wait, That Can't Be Right
British environmental activist group says Greenpeace is not radical enough to meet the dire climate situation
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