It’s springtime in the Global North, and rebellion has sprouted in three of its iconic cities.
Welcome to Newsletter Xtra, where wonderful rebel actions we couldn’t fit into the main Global Newsletter have their say. This month we bring you reports from Australia, Denmark, Finland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Rwanda, Switzerland, Ukraine, and more…
Discover how XR MAPA, and a coalition of grassroots groups from labour, indigenous communities, social and environmental movements across the Global South and North, are organising decentralised actions at the time of the G7 in the campaign Debt for Climate.
Language we use to talk about nature shapes our thoughts and attitudes towards it. The words we use matter: yet mainstream 'nature speak' is problematic, and damaging.
In the last month, XR held two global rebellions and launched a national one using new tactics, new alliances, and a new demand. It’s almost too much for one newsletter to handle.
"Where Giants Will Stand" is part of XR Wordsmith's Solarpunk Showcase. Solarpunk offers a vision of what the future could be, not what it will be. We can’t rely on others to make it happen - if it’s a future we want, it’s down to all of us to make it real.
The destructive links between colonialism and climate breakdown experienced by Palestinians are a product of climate injustice. They are felt by marginalized communities around the world. Recognition and action taken through a ‘justice lens’ is the only viable response.
To mark International Women’s Day, a grassroots coalition of women activists launched a Climate Strike right across the world.
Volání do akce: XR Ukrajina vyzývá k jednotné reakci proti "fosilnímu teroru". Napsáno ve dnech těsně před začátkem invaze.
Oil spills have already devastated multiple coastlines this year. Rebels all over the world rose like water to protect the oceans.
Brazil is on fire! A long history of extractivism in the region is destroying the "lungs of the planet", but there is still hope...
We celebrate some precious victories for XR, and investigate the new climate groups making headlines around the world.
Eco-activism is thriving and new groups are popping up everywhere. We spoke to four that hit the headlines last year to find out where they came from, where they are going, and what their relationship is with XR.
The devastating effects of wildfires extend further than their flames. With no respect for geographical borders, find out why wildfire smoke is the silent killer that hits the most vulnerable hardest.
Eco-anxiety is on the rise worldwide. But what is eco-anxiety? How does it manifest? What should you do if you have it? Read on.
COP26 has failed and world leaders have left 1.5C to die, while breathing new life into the fossil fuel industry.
While the leaders of the Global North sink to new depths at COP26, rebels in the Global South have risen up.
Activists in Tunisia protested in the wake of an industrial disaster in the city of Gabes that took the lives of 6 and injured many more.
XR Nigeria demands action: 30% of Nigerians do not have access to clean water near their homes
While the world burns, ministers met in Milan for Pre-COP, a warm up summit for the main event in Glasgow.
Georgian grassroots activists have built a movement to oppose a dam on the Riona river that threatens biodiversity, local livelihoods and cultural heritage in the region.
In the run-up to COP26 in Glasgow, XR Global is sharing global stories of climate and ecological injustice to underline the need for genuinely equitable and just outcomes from the conference if it is to have any meaningful impact. This piece explores the deforestation in the Congo Basin through the eyes of local activist and community organizer James who is working tirelessly to protect and regenerate this vital and magnificent forest.
UN COP's have provided a great deal of false hope over the years. Could this time really be any different or are fears that COP is unfit for purpose well-founded?
After a season of extreme weather and complacent politicians, a wave of rebellion has swept across Europe.
COP26 is being billed as the moment when our politicians will finally act on the Climate Crisis. But what’s so special about COP26? And why did the previous 25 end in failure?
While our bursting wardrobes may make us feel more 'complete' for a little while, it’s the environment which is bearing the devastating cost. The personal wardrobe has become intensely political, and it’s time we all got informed.
This month Newsletter Xtra brings you reports from Australia, Czech Republic, Spain, Ireland, the USA and many more...
The devastating heat wave that hit mild regions of North America has shown that the Climate & Ecological Crisis can strike anywhere.
Rebels were determined to make this G7 different. But the leaders of the seven wealthiest democratic nations have failed us yet again.
As ecosystems around the world suffer on the verge of collapse, rewilding could be a method to help save the planet’s biodiversity—and in turn, ourselves
Two dancers in costumes made of plastic bottles performed in the street surrounded by curious passersby. Together with local artists, Extinction Rebellion activists marked World Water Day in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tento měsíc vám EXtra Newsletter přináší rebelské zprávy z Francie, Ameriky, Jihoafrické republiky, Skotska, Austrálie, Indonésie a dalších zemí...
Rebelie jednoho představuje nový způsob protestu, kdy jednotlivci na různých místech blokují provoz. Děje se to po celém světě a zabírá to!
In March, XR Universities Uganda organised an action for World Water Day on Lake Victoria. Read this article to find out more!
Holocene holdouts have a huge financial stake in the rest of us keeping our heads in the sand.
For a long time the ocean has been our greatest friend, but deep trenches have formed in this relationship that are manifesting in terrifying ways – and our species is entirely to blame.
Akce z celého světa, které se nám nepodařilo nacpat do hlavního newsletteru
Vědci se bouří! A každá vědecká instituce, která akceptuje klimatickou změnu, ale nejedná v souladu s ní, je cílem.
XR COP Action recently linked groups of rebels from all over the world to discuss and share their ideas and experiences in the run up to COP26.
People sometimes ask why XR doesn’t propose specific solutions to the climate and ecological emergency - the answer is that it’s a deliberate choice and it isn’t just because it’s too difficult...
Actions from across the world that we couldn't cram into the main newsletter this month
How Animal Rebellion, a sister movement to Extinction Rebellion, has a plant-based vision that’s growing all over the world.
Our mainstream agricultural system is at war with nature. Is there another way? Discover a hopeful alternative in our new article.
Can we suck carbon dioxide out of industry? Kind of. One option is carbon capture and storage. So why aren't we using it, and why it is so controversial?
Climate refugees are people who have fled their homes because of changes in the environment. But where are they, and what can be done to help them?
Actions from across the world that we couldn't cram into the main newsletter this month
Our political systems are failing us. Citizens’ assemblies can break the deadlock and deliver the climate policies we need.
What would happen if the bees disappeared? How do the threats of mass species extinction threaten our way of life? How can we stop this?
"The seedling of resistance has been sown and is sprouting everywhere! We are weeds that don’t go away, weeds that break through asphalt!"
Activists around the world are using existing laws, and creating new ones, to force governments and corporations to act on the climate crisis.
Extinction Rebellion calls for action on the climate and ecological emergency with three demands. The third demand, ‘Go Beyond Politics’, is that governments must form citizens’ assemblies and act on their recommendations.
We demand that governments everywhere tell the truth by declaring a climate and ecological emergency, working with the public, businesses and other institutions to communicate this urgent need for change.
Governments’ pledge to cut emissions while their economies profit from fossil fuels and ecocide with impunity.
Trying to communicate about the climate crisis can be frustrating. Here's how to avoid some of the pitfalls that can shut down the conversation.
The following decade is going to be crucial for climate action. If our governments continue in their neglect, the results could be catastrophic.
Writers Rebel interviews Jimmy Piaguaje, a young indigenous activist from Ecuador's northern Amazon region.
Politics may feel renewed - but in every corner of the world our forests are under attack. And when they’re gone, so are we.
Actions from across the world that we could cram into the newsletter this month
Extreme weather is undeniably linked to manmade heating of the planet. But the extent of the link has been disputed for years. Science, however, show us that it is stronger than most people think.
José Gualinga is a leader of the Native People of Sarayaku, an indigenous Kichwa group with 1400 inhabitants living in a remote part of Ecuador’s southern Amazon.
Refusing to comply with laws seems like a drastic measure. But these 15 examples of civil disobedience show that doing so can be a crucial driver of important social change.
This is the story of how a few individuals confronted an environmental disaster and worked to transform it into an ecological treasure.
na ulicích v Rakousku, Jižní Africe a Kongu probíhá rebelie! Další Globální newsleter přetékající nejnovějšími zprávami a příběhy.
One of the most important acts of collective power we can make in the fight against climate change is to switch banks.
A global wave of (rock and) rolling rebellions is upon us. With immense courage, cunning and care, rebels are returning to the streets in a dozen countries all across the globe.
The future is coming for us — faster than we imagined. Destruction that was forecast to unfold decades from now is already here.