Ditch Shell

By Scientists for Extinction Rebellion, The Ecologist. -

As a community of scientists working across many different disciplines, we are passionate about passing on the wonders of science to future generations. Many of us were inspired as children by [...]

Courts Can No Longer Protect Companies Over Climate Flak

By Margaret Heffernan, Financial Times. -

United Kingdom - Last month, six people stood trial in Southwark Crown Court, charged with causing criminal damage to Shell’s London headquarters on April 15, 2019. The trial received little [...]

Drivers Forced To Drive Around Extinction Rebellion Protesters

By Katie Bells, Wales Online. -

Swansea, Wales - Extinction Rebellion protesters across Swansea stopped traffic across the city after staging a sit down protest on busy roads. The 30 minute protest, took place on Swansea's [...]

Extinction Rebellion Activists Break Windows At Barclays’ London HQ

By Aditi Rane, The Independent. -

Police have arrested a group of environmental activists who smashed the windows of Barclays’ London headquarters on Wednesday to protest against the bank’s “continued investments in activities [...]

Extinction Rebellion Sprays Bank Of England With ‘Oil’

By Emily Atkinson, The Independent. -

City of London - Several people have been arrested as Extinction Rebellion’s ‘Fossil Fool’ protesters sprayed the Bank of England with fake oil to highlight the “societal collapse” the activist [...]

Extinction Rebellion Brought Love, Police Brought Rage

By Petrina Harley, Green Left. -

Extinction Rebellion WA (XR) hit the streets with a Festival of Love and Rage on November 28 with a message to the Western Australia Premier: act on the climate emergency like you dealt with the [...]

Capitalism Is Double-Billing Us

Here is a word that risks deterring you from reading on much further, even though it may hold the key to understanding why we are in such a terrible political, economic and social mess. That word [...]

Boat Blockade At Ineos Oil Refinery

By Jaime Shuttleworth, The Herald. -

Scotland - Climate activists have blocked the gates of the Ineos refinery at Grangemouth with boats in a protest against pollution. Extinction Rebellion Scotland claims Ineos is Scotland’s [...]

Chris Hedges: The Cost Of Resistance

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

Two of the rebels I admire most, Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher, and Roger Hallam, the co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, are in jail in Britain. That should not be surprising. You can [...]

On Contact: Nonviolent Rebellion

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

Chris Hedges discusses resistance with Roger Hallam, co-founder of Extinction Rebellion and author of ‘Common Sense for the 21st Century: Only Nonviolent Rebellion Can Now Stop Climate Breakdown [...]

Extinction Rebellion Urges Government To Remember Children During COVID-19 Recovery

By Extinction Rebellion UK. -

In the early hours of this morning, Extinction Rebellion has covered London’s Trafalgar Square with nearly 2000 pairs of children’s shoes, with people holding a banner that reads ‘Covid today > [...]

Is XR America Going To ‘Make XR Great Again,’ Or Is It An XR EXIT?

By Cherri Foytlin, Acherrifoytlinblog.com -

Before that hot, muggy, South Louisiana summer of 2016, I had considered myself more of a witness to the climate movement than affected community. I mean sure, Louisiana loses a football field of [...]

Extinction Rebellion Protesters Tie Themselves To Gigantic Oil Rig In Marlborough Sounds

By Staff, Newshub.co.nz -

Extinction Rebellion protesters have tied themselves to a huge oil rig in the Marlborough Sounds to protest deep-sea oil drilling. Two members of the climate activism group boarded the 100-metre [...]

Oregon Jury Refuses To Convict Extinction Rebellion Activists Of Protest Charges

By Lauren Regan, CLDC.org. -

Portland, OR — CLDC attorneys Lauren Regan and Cooper Brinson, joined by co-counsel and Portland attorney Kenneth Kreuscher, are pleased that a Portland jury was unable to find their clients, a [...]

Extinction Rebellion Tots Take Down BP

By Jess Glass, The Ecologist. -

London - Children and families have held a die-in at the Science Museum in an Extinction Rebellion protest against air pollution. Protesters, including children as young as two, staged the [...]

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