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Extinction Rebellion


Humanity on Track to Soon Hit 1.5ºC Paris Accord Limit as Atmospheric CO2 Nears Level Not Seen in 15 Million Years

"It's still not too late to avoid the worst effects of the #ClimateEmergency. But governments need to act NOW," tweeted Greenpeace.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'Shell Must Fall,' Climate Activists Declare at Oil Giant's Headquarters During Shareholders Meeting

"At shareholders meetings like this, money is the only priority—even if it is at the expense of integrity, people's lives, and the climate."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'One Crisis Doesn't Stop Because Another Starts': 2,000+ Kids' Shoes Form Climate/Covid Protest in London

"Many young people feel suffocated by fear of what is to come," says an Extinction Rebellion Youth activist, "and now with this pandemic maybe others will start to understand our fear for the future."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Milan's Plan to Limit Cars After COVID-19 Lockdown Lauded as 'Excellent Example of #BuildBackBetter'

"Of course, we want to reopen the economy, but we think we should do it on a different basis from before."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·



Landmark Win in 'Fight for Habitable Future' as Jury Refuses to Convict Climate Activists Who Presented Necessity Defense

"When citizens are told the truth about the climate crisis—which is the first of Extinction Rebellion's demands—they take appropriate and responsible action, as our jury did, and we thank them."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'World Leaders Are Behaving Like Children,' Greta Thunberg Tells Thousands of Bristol Strikers in Call for Climate Action

"Basically, nothing is being done to halt this crisis despite all the beautiful words and promises from our elected officials."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


For Second Year Straight, Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Without Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement, "the climate issue would not have been on the agenda to such an extent as it is today."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Earth Defenders March on Davos as Global Financial Elite Targeted for Funding Climate Destruction

"The banks, insurers, and pension funds here at Davos are culpable for the climate emergency."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


After Spain Declares Climate Emergency, Activists Demand 'Concrete and Immediate' Action

"Now it's time to see... if there will really be major changes that take us away from the catastrophic path we find ourselves on."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·