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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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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..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:00Published

Extinction Rebellion activists dressed as canaries block mine entrance [Video]

Extinction Rebellion activists dressed as canaries block mine entrance

Extinction Rebellion activists caged like canaries have blocked the entrance to an open cast mine in opposition of expansion plans.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published
Extinction Rebellion targets 'dirty' shipping fuel in dead polar bear protest [Video]

Extinction Rebellion targets 'dirty' shipping fuel in dead polar bear protest

Environmental campaigners have staged a protest outside the International Maritime Organisation's headquarters in London, calling on the UN's international shipping regulator to introduce stricter..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published
Extinction Rebellion disrupts London Fashion Week [Video]

Extinction Rebellion disrupts London Fashion Week

Climate change activists targeted London Fashion Week on Saturday morning, blocking roads leading to the event's main hub. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published
Extinction Rebellion disrupt London Fashion Week [Video]

Extinction Rebellion disrupt London Fashion Week

Climate change activists targeted London Fashion Week on Saturday morning, blocking roads leading to the event's main hub. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published
Extinction Rebellion dig up lawn outside Home Office [Video]

Extinction Rebellion dig up lawn outside Home Office

Police made arrests after Extinction Rebellion activists dug up a lawn outside the Home Office building to protest against coal mine expansion in the north of England today. Report by Blairm. Like us..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:56Published

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Extinction Rebellion stage climate protest at McKinsey's London office

Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged a protest outside McKinsey & Company's London office on Friday to demand the consulting firm use its influence over companies and governments to..
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Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show

Police detained 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday after the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion staged demonstrations at a car show in protest at the auto industry's role in..
Reuters - Published

British model Lily Cole backs climate change hunger strikers

British model and actress Lily Cole on Monday visited two elderly climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion group who have been on hunger strike outside Prime Minister Boris Johnson's..
Reuters - Published

Backstory: Slowing down to see Switzerland's melting glaciers

Reuters photographer Denis Balibouse spent years shooting fast-moving subjects in fast-breaking events – the winning goal in a Europa League soccer clash, the confrontation in an Extinction Rebellion..
Reuters - Published

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

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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