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Local voices – The Haringey Community Assembly

The exciting beginnings of community building, sharing experience, finding our voices and realising our power are happening. Community assemblies have already taken place in Didsbury, Lincoln and Yorkshire to name but a few. Others are in the offing all over the country. On Saturday 25 November, London hosted its first, curated by XR Haringey and…

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XR UK on COP 28: ‘Our hopes were low – but COP went lower’

We never had high hopes for COP 28. So we are sadly unsurprised at the wholly inadequate outcome of the conference now that it’s done. According to the delegates, and most notably the oil tycoon Sultan Al Jaber, the world will ‘transition away’ from fossil fuels in energy systems. But who is…

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Rebels are rising! November’s End of Month Action Day is bigger than ever

Thousands of rebels and their national and local allies hit the streets across the UK on the last Saturday of November in more than 36 separate actions and events for a show of growing excitement, creativity and solidarity in the face of an accelerating climate crisis and criminal government inaction.  “Our End of Month Action…

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Extinction Rebellion UK position on COP 28

Before it has even begun, it is clear the COP process has been captured by the fossil fuel economy. We are unlikely to see the rapid, just and equitable phaseout of all fossil fuels coming out of this process.

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Mothers Rebellion Circles highlight World Children’s Day across UK

In response to the current and growing threat that climate breakdown presents to children around the globe, Mothers Rebellion gathered across the UK and in over 30 countries on six continents last Saturday to highlight World Children’s Day which commemorates the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In…

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Stop the hate action – Home Office, Marsham Street, London12 noon, Saturday 4 November 2023

Suella Braverman’s talk of a ‘hurricane’ of refugees coming into Britain has crossed a line. Through divisive language and actions, Braverman, the Home Secretary and Conservative MP for Fareham, has united communities to take to the streets and demand she steps down immediately #BravermanOut.  A collective of movements and organisations is united in their demands…

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