Interviews Archives - Extinction Rebellion UK


Are climate protestors HEROES?

Listen to Clare Farrell on The Jeremy Vine Show answering the question “are climate protestors heroes?”. Temperatures are reaching 40C in the UK. The Met Office issues, the first-ever red warning for extreme heat. With the Government announcing the UK’s first national heat emergency, Jeremy Vine asks: ‘Are climate protestors heroes?’…

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The Power to Change with Margaret Atwood and Richard Black

While Extinction Rebellion and Just Stop Oil are holding up tankers and stopping oil refineries, the government is sitting on the energy policy it promised after the Ukraine invasion. With rising poverty, rising fuel prices, and rising fears about the future, the question of how quickly and effectively we can transition to clean energy has become urgent.

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Climate Striking in Russia – Experiences of an Environmental Activist

In this issue of Exploring XR, we hear from Arshak, a young violinist who began making headlines with his solo protests in Moscow’s Pushkin Square back in the Spring of 2019.  Dubbed by some ‘Russia’s answer to Greta Thunberg’, the Fridays For Future (FFF) activist is currently awaiting his trial for his FFF strikes, scheduled…

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XR & the Police – Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 2.7

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Extinction Rebellion have always had a controversial relationship with the police. During the April Rebellion, there were chants of “we love you” and a practice of liaising with the police before actions. During the October rebellion, this relationship…

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Grandparents unite to protect the planet

Facebook | On Tuesday 15 October, over a hundred grandparents came together under the name of Extinction Rebellion Grandparents to protect the futures of their grandchildren and of children around the world. The group gathered on the steps of the Queen Victoria Memorial Statue outside Buckingham Palace, many of them…

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Tomorrow: ‘This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook’ published by Penguin Random House

Email: Phone: +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7479234522 Website: Facebook: Twitter:; #TellTheTruth #ThisIsNotADrill Instagram: Photos/videos: Climate Factsheet for Rebels Thursday 13 June: ‘This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook’ is released by Penguin Random House after publication date brought forward for rush…

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XR Podcast E2: non violence

Welcome to Episode Two on the issue of nonviolence: what it means as a political tool; how effective it is; and how Extinction Rebellion values nonviolence as a practice in itself. WARNING – This episode contains some strong language. This episode is presented by Dave Anderson and Jessica Townsend with interviews conducted by…

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