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5th October Statement

Extinction Rebellion has a strict policy of letting ambulances through our nonviolent protests. This is a matter of public record. Our policy is designed into every XR action, and we move aside for flashing lights and sirens – ambulances, fire engines, paramedics. Comments made yesterday by Roger Hallam were made in his own capacity,…

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Extinction Rebellion UK position on COP26

PEOPLE HAVE THE POWER – NOT ‘WORLD LEADERS’ What an incredible few months it’s been. We rolled up our sleeves, put our bodies on the line, and made the Impossible Rebellion defy all expectations. We led with our hearts and danced on pink tables, making the climate and ecological emergency impossible to ignore. It…

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Rebel Daily 8: Are you up for a rest?

Recap on how the final two days of the Impossible Rebellion went down. We did impossibly well. We did it. After two heart-warming, audacious, thrilling weeks, the Impossible Rebellion ended on Saturday. We’ve seen some unforgettable moments. We’ve brought junctions at Tower Bridge, London Bridge, Cambridge Circus, Cromwell Road, Long Acre and Covent Garden…

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Rebel Daily 7: Breaking bad things

Windows, bail conditions, systems, laws. If it’s bad, we love to break it! Introduction It’s been another couple of smashing days of rebellion, with lots still going on into days 10 and 11. Rebels have been standing up and calling out criminal inaction on the climate and ecological crisis in the City of London. With…

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Rebel Daily 6: Police Board our Bus with Batons

Day 9 saw some disturbing scenes, but a heavy-handed police response won’t dampen our resolve! Read on for details of the latest inspiring actions. We’re in the thick of it. After a brilliant first week, the last two days have seen a slew of actions about as varied and impactful as it gets. From…

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Rebel Daily 5: Night at the Science Museum

It’s been another rollicking two days over the bank holiday weekend. We’ve seen a two-pronged truth-offensive on the Science Museum, a mass-disruption at St Paul’s, the kick-off of Football Rebellion, and a poignant collaboration with a major Chinese climate striker. As befits a movement, we’ve also been moving in large numbers: we joined Animal Rebellion…

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It’s Shell Out There

Summertime and rebels will be at the Science Museum from 2pm for family fun, dirty scrubbers and some serious context from the XR Scientists group.

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