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…
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IMAGINE THE IMPOSSIBLE: XR Scientists, Youth, Families and Communities lead in an occupation of the Science Museum and blockade of Cromwell Roadhttps:https://extinctionrebellion.uk/2021/08/29/imagine-the-impossible-xr-scientists-youth-families-and-communities-lead-in-an-occupation-of-the-science-museum-and-blockade-of-cromwell-road/
At 6pm on Sunday August 29 around 100 people from Extinction Rebellion, including members of XR Youth, XR Scientists, XR Families and XR Communities occupied the science museum with the aim of preventing this iconic institution from opening its doors on the August Bank Holiday Monday. Inside the museum the group held a banner inside the Museum reading ‘IMAGINE A FOSSIL FUEL FREE MUSEUM’.
Christian climate activists protest inside St Paul’s Cathedral to demand Church of England stops investing in fossil fuelshttps:https://extinctionrebellion.uk/2021/08/29/christian-climate-activists-protest-inside-st-pauls-cathedral-to-demand-church-of-england-stops-investing-in-fossil-fuels/
Sixteen members of Christian Climate Action, including several clergy members, today staged a protest inside St Paul’s Cathedral to demand the Church of England divest from fossil fuels. Immediately following Communion at a Eucharist service, the group processed to the altar and, facing the congregation, held up banners that read: ‘No Faith in Fossil Fuels’ and ‘Churches Divest Now’. Christian Climate Action is demanding the Church makes an immediate pledge to end all investment in fossil fuel companies and completes that divestment by 31st December 2021.
THIS IS AN INTERVENTION: Extinction Rebellion heads to the City of London to take action on the root cause of the climate and ecological crisishttps:https://extinctionrebellion.uk/2021/08/27/this-is-an-intervention-extinction-rebellion-heads-to-the-city-of-london-to-take-action-on-the-root-cause-of-the-climate-and-ecological-crisis/
After 4 days of Crisis Talks popping up across Central London, Extinction Rebellion will shift focus today by moving to the City of London, the driver of climate and ecological destruction. Leading with our new immediate demand - for the UK Government to stop all new fossil fuel investments immediately - we will make it clear that the responsibility to rapidly decarbonise starts right here in the City.
Rebel Radio is Back! Following the COVID restrictions Rebel Radio is back in the studio for the Impossible Rebellion
NOT IN OUR NAME: XR Wales occupy Parliament Street to demand HMRC quit ‘toxic’ relationship with Barclayshttps:https://extinctionrebellion.uk/2021/08/24/not-in-our-name-xr-wales-occupy-parliament-street-to-demand-hmrc-quit-toxic-relationship-with-barclays/
On Tuesday 24th August, the second day of Extinction Rebellion protests in London, over 50 people from XR Wales occupied Parliament Street, outside HMRC offices, to demand HMRC end their relationship with Barclays, Europe's largest financier of fossil fuels.
Former Paralympian, James Brown, who climbed on top of an aircraft during XR’s October 2019 Rebellion was yesterday found guilty by a jury at Southwark Crown Court. James, 56, who is registered blind, was charged with public nuisance after live-streaming from the top of the plane at London City Airport and gluing himself on.
Extinction Rebellion create a bold new national tabloid newspaper that major printers were too scared of Rupert Murdoch to print
The prosecution of five Extinction Rebellion members who took part in an action at the Shell HQ in August 2020 has collapsed. A jury trial was due to begin at Southwark Crown Court today for criminal damage and conspiracy to cause criminal damage. However, Judge Perrins this morning dismissed the…
DAY 2: “G is for Greenwashing” – Extinction Rebellion demand G7 governments stop funding fossil fuelshttps:https://extinctionrebellion.uk/2021/06/11/day-2-g-is-for-greenwashing-extinction-rebellion-demand-g7-governments-stop-funding-fossil-fuels/
The theme for Day Two of the Extinction Rebellion G7 summit actions is ‘Greenwash'. Its purpose: to expose rich countries and their banking systems which talk about 'green growth' while continuing to prop up carbon polluting companies and initiatives.