Extinction Rebellion ‘Must Address Safety And Security Concerns’

By Chris Saltmarsh, The Ecologist. -

Legal advice group Green and Black Cross (GBC) has taken the unprecedented step of making a public statement raising a series of legal and security concerns around Extinction Rebellion [...]

How Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly Helped Climate Action

By Frances Foley, Resilience.org -

In July 2016, the new government – led by Fine Gael, backed by independents – put forward a bill to establish a national-level Citizens’ Assembly to look at the biggest issues of the day. These [...]

For The Love Of Winning: An Open Letter To Extinction Rebellion

By John Jordan, Roarmag.org -

You just made history, there is no doubt about it. On May 1, the UK Parliament declared a climate emergency. You just nudged the world into the right direction with your disobedient bodies and [...]

Only Rebellion Will Prevent An Ecological Apocalypse

By George Monbiot, Portside.org -

No one is coming to save us. Mass civil disobedience is essential to force a political response. Had we put as much effort into preventing environmental catastrophe as we’ve spent on making [...]

Extinction Rebellion, Grief And Climate Catastrophe

By Mark Dunlea, Green Education and Legal Fund NY. -

New York - I was attracted to the Extinction Rebellion by its call for net zero carbon emissions by 2025 – more in line what is needed to save life on the planet than what many other groups have [...]

Can The World Unite For The Climate Crisis?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

A team of researchers at Tufts University recently analyzed over five million scenarios predicting the future of the climate to answer the question of whether or not we can stay within the 2° C [...]

Extinction Rebellion Climate Shutdown Shakes New York

By Erik McGregor. -

New York, NY – Nine arrests were reported at the US Extinction Rebellion (XR), the first major New York City civil disobedience action of a dynamic, bold new environmental movement. A nonviolent [...]

Extinction Rebellion Climate Activists Block DC Streets

By Alejandro Alvarez and Ford Fischer, News 2 Share. -

Washington —“Rest in peace to the birds and trees,” chanted a group on Saturday calling themselves Extinction Rebellion. “Rest in peace to you and me.” What researchers have dubbed the sixth [...]

Rebellion Day: London’s Iconic Bridges Blocked To Protest Global Lack Of Climate Change Action

By Extinction Rebellion. -

Some 10,000 people from all over the world descended upon the British capital demanding more action on climate change, declaring a rebellion against UK Government and calling for global peaceful [...]

New Movement Arises To Force Action On Climate Change

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a conservative body, estimates that humans have twelve years to take effective action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Given [...]