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Extinction Rebellion: Environmental pressure group
Extinction Rebellion is a global environmental movement with the stated aim of using nonviolent civil disobedience to compel government action to avoid tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse.

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Sinking suburban 'home' drifts down Thames in watery climate protest

A floating mock-up of a typical British suburban home was seen slowly sinking into the Thames in central London on Sunday in a protest organized by Extinction Rebellion to demand politicians fighting a..
Reuters - Published

Celebrities back call for climate action in Extinction Rebellion video

Singer Ellie Goulding, actor Imelda Staunton and model Daisy Lowe were among celebrities demanding that the governments act on climate change in a video campaign launched by Extinction Rebellion on..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Extinction Rebellion


Extinction Rebellion Float 'Sinking House' In River Thames To Highlight Rising Sea Levels [Video]Extinction Rebellion Float 'Sinking House' In River Thames To Highlight Rising Sea Levels

Extinction Rebellion activists have sailed a house down the river Thames in a bid to draw attention to rising sea levels.

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PM gets a mixed reaction on walkabout in Wells [Video]PM gets a mixed reaction on walkabout in Wells

Boris Johnson received a mixed reaction when he visited Wells town centre. During a walk around various locals cheered the prime minister and stopped to congratulate him, offering him their support in..

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PM serves up pasties on visit to Wells [Video]PM serves up pasties on visit to Wells

Boris Johnson continued his election campaign in a bakery in Wells, serving up sausage rolls and pasties to customers. The prime minister was originally supposed to visit a bakery in Glastonbury, but..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:42Published

Extinction Rebellion floats British house mock-up "sinking" in Thames in climate protest [Video]Extinction Rebellion floats British house mock-up "sinking" in Thames in climate protest

Extinction Rebellion floats British house mock-up "sinking" in Thames in climate protest

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Extinction Rebellion wins protest ban court challenge [Video]Extinction Rebellion wins protest ban court challenge

Metropolitan Police's ban was 'unlawful', judges ruled.

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Extinction Rebellion wins court challenge to police protest ban [Video]Extinction Rebellion wins court challenge to police protest ban

Extinction Rebellion climate-change activists won a legal challenge in London's High Court on Wednesday (November 6) against a police-imposed blanket ban on protests during its "Autumn Uprising" in the..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Extinction Rebellion 'vindicated' by High Court victory [Video]Extinction Rebellion 'vindicated' by High Court victory

A High Court victory for Extinction Rebellion "vindicates" their criticism of the Metropolitan Police's London-wide ban on their protests, according to their barrister. The judge's decision is a..

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At the frontline of an Extinction Rebellion climate protest in Berlin [Video]At the frontline of an Extinction Rebellion climate protest in Berlin

Euronews embeds with the group at a planned civil disobedience mission called “Rebels Ark” which blocked the city’s Grosser Stern – a huge five-lane roundabout linking north to south and east..

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Extinction Rebellion climate protester scales Big Ben scaffolding [Video]Extinction Rebellion climate protester scales Big Ben scaffolding

An Extinction Rebellion demonstrator has scaled Big Ben. A spokesman for the group said the climber was tree surgeon Ben Atkinson, 43. The protester has draped two signs from Big Ben. One has the..

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Fashion icon Westwood joins climate protest [Video]Fashion icon Westwood joins climate protest

British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood joined a protest outside the London headquarters of BP on Friday. The city has been hit for days by climate change demonstrations. Matt Larotonda reports.

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Climate protesters clash with commuters in London [Video]Climate protesters clash with commuters in London

Extinction Rebellion climate protesters climbed on top of a train in east London during rush hour on Thursday, drawing the ire of commuters.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Commuters fight with climate change protesters as they disrupt London rail services [Video]Commuters fight with climate change protesters as they disrupt London rail services

Climate change activists disrupted rail services in the east of London early on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a..

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Climate change protesters disrupt London rail services [Video]Climate change protesters disrupt London rail services

Climate change activists disrupted rail services in the east of London early on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

London commuters fight back after Extinction Rebellion protesters climb on top of Tube [Video]London commuters fight back after Extinction Rebellion protesters climb on top of Tube

Commuters fought back against Extinction Rebellion environment protesters on Thursday morning, as an activist was dragged to the floor after climbing on top of a busy commuter train in east London...

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Arrests in Trafalgar Square as Extinction Rebellion activists defy protest ban [Video]Arrests in Trafalgar Square as Extinction Rebellion activists defy protest ban

Extinction Rebellion called on supporters to gather in Trafalgar Square on Wednesday afternoon to defy their ban to protest, which police warned will leave them liable to arrest. Guardian columnist and..

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Extinction Rebellion launch legal action against the police ban [Video]Extinction Rebellion launch legal action against the police ban

Extinction Rebellion activists are launching legal action against the police over a London-wide ban on their protests. The move comes amid growing criticism of the ban, made under public order..

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Margaret Atwood: Booker Prize will be irrelevant if we don't save the planet [Video]Margaret Atwood: Booker Prize will be irrelevant if we don't save the planet

Booker Prize-winner Margaret Atwood has said literary awards will be irrelevant unless action is taken over the environment. The Canadian author was jointly awarded the prestigious prize for The..

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Extinction Rebellion co-founder arrested after smashing ministry window [Video]Extinction Rebellion co-founder arrested after smashing ministry window

Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain's transport ministry in central London on Tuesday (October 15) to protest against a proposed high-speed..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters removed from Trafalgar Square [Video]Extinction Rebellion protesters removed from Trafalgar Square

Police have ordered climate change protesters in London to stop their action immediately or face arrest in an effort to put an end to more than a week's disruption in the capital. Activists with..

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Rabbi arrested during Extinction Rebellion protest [Video]Rabbi arrested during Extinction Rebellion protest

Rabbi Jeffrey Newman, 77, led Jewish activists to the Extinction Rebellion protests today as his “religious duty” before he was arrested for praying in the middle of the road. The 'red brigade'..

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Extinction Rebellion activists call on Belgian king to declare climate emergency [Video]Extinction Rebellion activists call on Belgian king to declare climate emergency

Extinction Rebellion activists staged a protest next to the gardens of the Royal Palace in Brussels on Saturday, calling on the King to declare a climate emergency.

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Former Paralympic cyclist speaks about plane stunt outside court [Video]Former Paralympic cyclist speaks about plane stunt outside court

A former Paralympic cyclist accused of climbing on to a British Airways plane and gluing himself to it has denied causing a public nuisance. James Brown, 55, who is visually impaired, is alleged to..

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Extinction Rebellion: What is it and who are they? Euronews looks at the climate change movement [Video]Extinction Rebellion: What is it and who are they? Euronews looks at the climate change movement

Extinction Rebellion is a social movement that uses nonviolent civil disobedience to draw attention to the climate crisis.

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Extinction Rebellion protesters have 'onerous' bail conditions revoked by Sydney court

A group of climate change protesters including a western Sydney professor have had their "onerous" bail conditions revoked by a Sydney court.
SBS - Published

Climate change activists defy police ban on London protests

Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, defied a police order to end protests on Tuesday after a week of disruption in London, targeting Britain's transport..
Reuters - Published

Climate change activists protest against British high-speed train line

Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain's transport ministry in central London on Tuesday to protest against a proposed high-speed rail project..
Reuters - Published

British police order a halt to climate change protests in London

British police have ordered a halt to Extinction Rebellion protests in London after a week of civil disobedience by climate change activists who have targeted government building and major financial..
Reuters - Published

Dutch police detain 130 Extinction Rebellion protesters

Dutch police on Saturday said they had detained 130 protesters with environmental group Extinction Rebellion who blocked locations in downtown Amsterdam to draw attention to climate change.
Reuters - Published

Dozens arrested as climate protesters shut down Perth CBD

Extinction Rebellion protesters have marched through the Perth CBD, shutting down streets as police made 65 arrests.
SBS - Published

Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London

Climate-change protesters from the Extinction Rebellion Group have blocked the entrance to the BBC headquarters in London calling on the broadcaster to "tell the full truth" in its coverage of the..
Reuters - Published

Victoria police urge commuters to leave work early to avoid climate change protests

The protests are part of a global week of demonstrations coordinated by environmental action group Extinction Rebellion.
SBS - Published

Scott Ludlam has strict bail conditions dismissed after Extinction Rebellion arrest

A magistrate has torn up bail conditions imposed on ex-Greens senator Scott Ludlam that had banned him from being involved in Extinction Rebellion protests.
SBS - Published

Ludlam has bail win after climate protest

A magistrate has torn up bail conditions imposed on ex-Greens senator Scott Ludlam that had banned him from being involved in Extinction Rebellion protests.
SBS - Published

London City Airport braces for possible shutdown by climate protesters

London City Airport was braced for disruption on Thursday after climate-change protesters Extinction Rebellion vowed to occupy its terminal and shut down operations for three days as part of its action..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters subject to bail conditions 'designed for bikie gangs'

Some of the 44 protesters arrested this week claim to have suffered injuries and say they were asked to sign bail conditions "designed for bikie gangs".
The Age - Published

London police arrest 276 climate change protesters

London's Metropolitan Police said on Monday it had so far arrested 276 people taking part in demonstrations organized by the climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion.
Reuters - Published

"A duty to disobey": who are Extinction Rebellion?

An activist group is fighting a non-violent "rebellion" around the world to urge leaders to act on climate change. Who started "XR" and what do they believe?
The Age - Published

UK police arrest 10 climate activists before protests

British police arrested 10 climate change activists in London ahead of a planned new round of protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, police said.
Reuters - Published

UK police vow to stop repeat of climate-change protest chaos

British police said they would not allow protesters from the Extinction Rebellion anti-climate change group to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fresh..
Reuters - Published

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising'

Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the..
Reuters - Published

Extinction Rebellion activists occupy four Australian cities protesting Adani

Protesters are ramping up anti-Adani demonstrations - tonight taking over four major CBDs - as works on the controversial mine get underway.
SBS - Published

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow until after summer

Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport using drones and published on Sunday more details of the protest action in..
Reuters - Published

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