Newsletter Archives - Extinction Rebellion UK


XR scientist walking for climate change… in a mask and snorkel

West Norfolk resident and climate activist Dr Charlie Gardner is setting off on Sunday (24 September) to walk 180 miles from Cambridge to Norwich… almost entirely on land that is threatened by rising sea levels. The walk, which will last 15 days, to the 8 October, will take Dr Gardner from Cambridge through the Fens…

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Are you okay with this?

REBEL FOR TRUTH has kicked off for real. Extinction Rebellion’s brand new campaign for Autumn 2023 focuses on the political, corporate and media liars and the lies they tell, demanding that they accept the scientific truth about the accelerating climate and ecological crisis – and start acting urgently like it’s real. And we burst into…

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Over 100 protests

This year has been one of constant climate catastrophes. Instead of shrugging our shoulders and looking the other way, XR rebels have been taking action. There have been over 100 protests and actions across the UK since The Big One. Below are just a few. Rebels from XR Cymru/Wales and XR UK blocked the Ffos-y-Fran…

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Unite to Win: A groundbreaking coalition of groups to join ‘The Big One’

On the day that the IPCC issued its "survival guide for humanity" Extinction Rebellion revealed the first tranche of organisations that have committed to joining us outside parliament in April. The groups include trades unions as well as national organisations campaigning on the environment, international development, peace, social justice and defending our public services.

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Open Letter to Liz Truss on ‘Anti Growth’ – XR co-founder, Gail Bradbrook

In your recent speech at the Conservative party conference you mentioned growth 29 times; said "I will not allow the anti-growth coalition to hold us back” and named Extinction Rebellion as part of this coalition. Thank you for opening up this critical conversation. We appreciate the opportunity to share our understanding and we hope many others will join us for a grown up conversation in these urgent times.

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OCTOBER 14-16 – Join the Weekend of Resistance

We are working on a plan that sees Extinction Rebellion growing in numbers and building momentum towards Spring 2023. On October 14-16 will be the next step in that journey. We will come together in London for a long weekend of action, outreach, music, talks and trainings, and loads more. 

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Change is Now Tour!

Join the Change is Now Tour in your town or city from September 20th – October 13th! On Tuesday Sept 20th, we will launch our fleet of rebellion buses which will travel the length and breadth of the UK, visiting local groups to celebrate their work, offering tools and resources in mobilisation and Citizen’s Assemblies, and…

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