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UK Newsletter 17: Fast and Furiously Non-violent

(Sign up to receive the newsletter here) Dear rebels, The Rebellion is just 3 weeks away! Plans are being hatched as we write. Here’s the lowdown for now. Local groups will kick off the Rebellion with action all over the UK in a civilly disobedient long weekend from 28-31 August. Join your local group now and start planning your action! From 1 September, we will gather in Cardiff, Manchester and London to disrupt key powers and Parliament until they respond to the Climate and Ecological Emergency by debating…

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Co-liberation and Justice in XRUK

The XR community in the UK has begun a process to ask deep questions about our demands and issues relating to justice. There have been lots of groups and individuals active in furthering these conversations and the project, Justice within XR UK (combining two working groups, XR UK Rebel Hive Justice and XR Co-Liberation Project) is in motion. We are also aware of all the work of our affinity groups and local groups, asking important questions about oppression, justice and solidarity.  We want to thank all rebels for their open hearted responses. The project will be led by a…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 14: Who Killed Berta Cáceres – Environmental Defender from Honduras

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Ever wonder who the pink boat in Oxford Circus was named after? This podcast focuses on the new book ‘Who Killed Berta Caceres’ Nina Lakhani which is a compelling thriller-like read based on the murder of the brave indigenous Berta who was fighting the development of a dam using World Bank funding in her region in Honduras. Also included in this episode is an interview with James Arango a present day environmental protector from Columbia and member of XR Bogota. In the early months of…

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Further clarity on XRUK and the Beyond Politics party

Following actions this week at Amnesty, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and Christian Aid by the new political party, Beyond Politics, XRUK would like to restate that Beyond Politics are a separate organisation and not a part of Extinction Rebellion.  We also would like to be clear that Roger Hallam no longer has a formal role in XRUK.  We would also like to clarify that members of Extinction Rebellion are welcome to be part of other parties and groups but must not use XR resources for these purposes. It is clear that many are frustrated by what happened this week,…

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Goodbye Hello!

The Extinction Rebellion UK website has recently changed its domain from to We hope this will make clear its role as the XR UK website, while distinguishing it from other national XR websites and the XR global site Any URLs will redirect correspondingly to for the foreseeable future. If you use URLs in your email signature, in communications or on websites, they will therefore remain active for some time, but we advise you to change to URLs as soon as possible. If you have an email address, this will be unaffected…

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Get ready for Rebellion 🔥 – UK Updates 1

(Sign up to the newsletter here) Dear rebels, The Rebellion is coming. 2020 is a year of multiple crises and a Government that is failing to keep us safe. They ignored the warnings about coronavirus. Now they’re ignoring warnings of a 4˚C warmer world from the Committee on Climate Change, a warning that could result in billions of deaths – with marginalised communities and those in the Global South on the front line. Right now, our Government is bailing out big banks, big oil and climate destroyers with zero commitments to people and…

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Alan Moore ‘We have to get out upon the Streets’

Hello, I’m Alan Moore and I couldn’t be prouder than to be making a statement in support of Extinction Rebellion. Extinction Rebellion are going to be hitting the streets of London to demand through peaceful direct action that the government does something about the environmental crisis which they themselves have declared to be a state of national emergency. We have to be completely clear upon this, the science is unanimous. If we do not want the planet to be almost uninhabitable apart from, perhaps, some polar regions then we have to do something now. We have to act within, at…

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Global Newsletter #41: Please Proceed to Emergency Exits

(Sign up to the Newsletter here) Dear rebels, Exciting times on the frontlines of change. XRUK has announced the next UK Rebellion. For further details, or to see how you can get involved, check out the Rebellion FAQ.  Also this month, France sees the results of its first Citizens’ Climate Assembly, aimed at drastically reducing greenhouse gases while addressing climate and social justice. This is a massive step in the right direction for those of us fighting for the future of humanity and the planet. Citizens’ Assemblies are a fair and sustainable way to find…

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