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Fossil Fuels must end: Why we’re back and bigger than ever

Yesterday from 10am at Speakers Corner in Hyde Park, Extinction Rebellion led in a disruptive display of people power onto the streets of central London to send a message to the government and their friends in the oil and gas industry: it’s time to end fossil fuels and we’re not leaving the streets until you do.

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Rebellion begins tomorrow. Will you step up?

When scientists and doctors are gluing themselves to oil company headquarters and being arrested en masse, we should take that as a warning sign, shouldn’t we? Well, that’s what’s happening and governments around the world are continuing to double down on fossil fuels. What on earth is going on?

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Extinction Rebellion UK statement on strike at Fawley Oil Refinery

Extinction Rebellion UK stands in solidarity with the 100 or more workers at Fawley Oil Refinery who will be taking strike action on 8th April. The strike is in response to the offer of a “pathetic” 2.5 per cent pay offer and a lack of company sick pay, despite Exxon’s profits in 2021 topping an eye-watering £6.75 billion.

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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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Agreed Facts on the Impact of Climate Change from the Shadwell 3 Trial

IN THE INNER LONDON CROWN COURT R vNEWELLPARFITTKINGSTON FURTHER AGREED FACTS THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution the combustion of fossil fuels such ascoal, crude oil (and its derivatives) and fossil gas has been the principal driver ofincreasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Atmospheric carbon dioxideconcentrations…

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XR UK is always glad to see new groups joining the work of civil disobedience, for there to be more innovation in campaign tactics, and to broaden the work for rapid change. However, XR UK is not responsible for these actions, and this statement is to clarify some technical differences to consider.

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2022: The year the movement of movements aligns to end fossil fuels

This Spring, Extinction Rebellion UK is focusing all its activities on an immediate demand: to end the fossil fuel economy. In light of recent war, past war, the recent IPCC reports, advice from myriad NGOs, agencies, experts and international bodies calling for the end to fossil fuels, this is the obvious first step to tackling the climate and ecological crisis that the entire environmental space is coalescing around.

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Newsletter March 2022

Last week saw the publication of the latest IPCC report focusing on the probable real-world impact of the climate crisis: extreme weather, floods, droughts and fires. Even if the world keeps heating below 1.5C, and after the disappointment of COP26 this looks increasingly unlikely, by the end of the century, the effects will be catastrophic…

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