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  XR UK · [email protected]
August 18, 2022 at 4:05 PM

We urgently need your help

We need to raise £100k by 9th September to take Rebellion on the road Dear John,   In less than one month, Extinction Rebellion will be back on the streets. But this time things will be a little different. They need to be.    We need £100k by 9th September …
  XR Global Support · [email protected]
August 12, 2022 at 2:56 PM

Global Newsletter 67: Going, Going, Gone!

Congolese peatlands are being auctioned off to oil companies, and the Massai are being evicted from their ancestral lands. But carbon sinks and indigenous knowledge are far too precious to lose. (Web version in English) (Subscribe to this newsletter) Rebels protest outside t…
  XR UK · [email protected]
August 8, 2022 at 8:21 AM

Curious about the plan for September?

The UK is waking up to the climate crisis. Join our next Open Call to find out how you can help. Dear John, People are ready for action. Despite two candidates for PM who can’t wait to reverse climate legislation, new polling found that 8 out of 10 people i…
  XR UK · [email protected]
August 4, 2022 at 7:57 AM

Join the Justice Dialogues - Open calls!

You are invited to join these new and exciting open calls exploring Climate Justice Hello JohnStarting on Monday 8th August, XR will launch a new open call series called the Justice Dialogues. This new and exciting project has arisen from a clear need and d…
  XR UK · [email protected]
August 2, 2022 at 8:05 AM

Plans for September are about to take off. Will you be a part of it?

Long weekend of Rebellion from Sept 10th in London, mobilisation bus tour around the UK with a return to London in October Hello John With just over a month left until we take to the streets, Extinction Rebellion is building in numbers and gaining momentu…
  XR UK · [email protected]
July 25, 2022 at 7:26 AM

From heatwaves to dodgy politics, are you ready to take action?

Our current politics is a barrier to real change. Will you join a call and find out why we need to upgrade politics as we know it? Hello John What a week it’s been. The hottest day on record hit the UK last week, and our politicians barely acknowledged th…
  XR UK · [email protected]
July 23, 2022 at 7:01 AM

New XR film launches on Monday! Conscientious Protectors: A Story of Rebellion against Extinction

Starting Mon 25th July at cinemas across the UK - a film about Extinction Rebellion’ Hello John Starting on Monday 25th July, new film ‘Conscientious Protectors: A Film about Extinction Rebellion’ will be screening in Odeon cinemas across the UK.    The f…
  Doctors for XR · [email protected]
July 20, 2022 at 8:19 AM

Doctors are being arrested - Will you support the Rebellion?

On Sunday 6 health professionals took action in response to the deadly heatwave - will you support their courageous act? Hello John We’re writing to you the day after what will likely be the hottest day ever recorded in the UK. In the face of this unprece…
  XR UK · [email protected]
July 19, 2022 at 11:06 AM

Join the July Foundation Programme

Starts next Tuesday - Find your feet in Extinction Rebellion - sign up now! Hello John, New to XR and not sure what to do next?Coordinator looking to integrate new people?Existing rebel who wants to delve deeper?If you are any of these, XR UK Foundation Pro…
  XR Global Support · [email protected]
July 15, 2022 at 2:32 PM

Global Newsletter 66: Who Owes Who?

Rich countries won’t pay their climate debts. So why should poorer countries pay their financial debts? They should spend the money on climate action instead. (Web version in English) (Subscribe to this newsletter) Debt 4 Climate Actions in (clockwise from top left) Germany,…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
July 13, 2022 at 11:39 AM

Your support today could help double our strength

To win, this movement has to do more. Can you help? Hello John, Did you know that just 1,948 regular donors sustain Extinction Rebellion UK? If you’re one of them, we can’t thank you enough. But the thing is, to win, this movement has to do more. On Septemb…
  XR UK · [email protected]
July 11, 2022 at 8:45 AM

What’s XR’s plan for September?

There is a plan forming to make September hit harder than ever, with people power and mass mobilisation at the heart. Hello John, With only 2 months left until we take to the streets, Extinction Rebellion is building in numbers and gaining momentum. From S…
  XR UK · [email protected]
July 5, 2022 at 8:43 AM

How do we build a movement big enough to win?

Join Green New Deal Rising and XR’s Project 3.5, plus former head of communications at Momentum on Zoom next Monday evening Hello John,In April the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that in the face of escalating climate change we need to “create a…
  XR UK · [email protected]
June 29, 2022 at 8:59 AM

Can you help Stephen Fry help us?!

Help amplify a fantastic video on Twitter Facebook or YouTube. Like, share, comment! Hello John, A video has been released today by actor and comedian Stephen Fry who calls on the British public to support Extinction Rebellion! He says “Reasonable people, I…
  XR UK · [email protected]
June 27, 2022 at 8:54 AM

Will you be part of the 3.5% who turn things around?

Hello John Extinction Rebellion is four years old and our mission is bigger than ever, but we are on our way to building a movement powerful enough to change the course of history.   In April we planted a seed – we took a new approach to rebellion, focu…
  XR Global Support · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 1:05 PM

Your Solstice Gift Awaits!

The XR Endangered Animals Colouring Book is available to download now. Hello rebel, Your support, campaigns, and donations have helped to make Extinction Rebellion a truly global movement. To thank you, XR Global Support is giving you a copy of the Endangered Animals Colo…
  XR UK · [email protected]
June 19, 2022 at 4:53 PM

Learn more about Citizens' Assemblies

It is clear our political system cannot cope with the climate and ecological emergency. Hello John, What do you know about Citizens' Assemblies? Would you like to know more about XR's third demand that the government create and be led by a Citizens' Assembl…
  Extinction Rebellion · [email protected]
June 10, 2022 at 10:29 AM

Global Newsletter 65: Fossil Riot!

When it comes to standing up to the fossil fuel industry, your politicians may disappoint but your fellow rebels will never let you down. (Web version in English) (Subscribe to this newsletter) The Swedish Black Brigade perform outside the Russian Embassy in Stockholm. In…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
June 8, 2022 at 7:56 AM

Want to canvass for climate action?

Hello John In February last year, former Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government, Professor Sir David King, said: “What we do over the next three to four years, I believe, is going to determine the future of humanity.” History shows that just 3.5%…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
June 2, 2022 at 7:47 AM

Do you want to work locally to fight the climate crisis?

Hello John We’re building a movement that’s too big for the government and the fossil fuel industry to ignore, and we’re doing it one door at a time. Can you spare a few hours a week to help? Extinction Rebellion launched our door knocking programme, Proje…
  XR UK · [email protected]
May 25, 2022 at 9:49 AM

We’ve got the fossil fuel industry on the run

Hello John, As fossil fuel companies continue to invest in huge oil and gas projects behind closed doors, Extinction Rebellion spent the last week sneaking into energy company Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and confronting the deceit head on.   Over the l…
  Extinction Rebellion · [email protected]
May 13, 2022 at 11:08 AM

Global Newsletter 64: New York, Paris, London

It’s springtime in the Global North, and rebellion has sprouted in three of its iconic cities. (Web version in English) Rebels scale insurance giant Lloyd’s of London, rally at Wall Street in New York, and settle down on the streets of Paris. In this issue: NYC Uprising | …
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
May 13, 2022 at 8:55 AM


Hello John Yep you read that right, a date for the September Rebellion has been booked in!   On the same day that the Public Order Bill was tabled in the Queen’s Speech this week, UK Met Office researchers said there’s now around a fifty-fifty chance that…
  XR UK · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 12:34 PM

Keep on Moving!

Hello John, For our Rebellion to succeed, we have to keep moving. As individuals this means asking ourselves: could I take on a role in Extinction Rebellion? Could I switch to a new or more challenging role? Could I help to mentor others into my current ro…
  XR UK · [email protected]
May 3, 2022 at 2:07 PM

First they ignore you...

…then they laugh at you, then they legislate against you Hello John, First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they legislate against you...The PCSC Bill is designed to scare people away from participating in their own democracy and that must not…
  XR UK · [email protected]
April 29, 2022 at 7:23 AM

Find your feet in Extinction Rebellion

Hello John, New to XR and not sure what to do next?Coordinator looking to integrate new people?Existing rebel who wants to delve deeper?If you are any of these, XR UK Foundation Programme is the perfect place to start. It is a structured package of all our…
  XR UK · [email protected]
April 27, 2022 at 9:31 AM

April Rebellion Highlights

Hello John,A week on from the Rebellion and there’s been time to reflect on all that we’ve achieved and begin asking what next?So much has happened since actions demanding an immediate end to all new fossil fuel projects kicked off on April 1st. Extinction…
  Extinction Rebellion · [email protected]
April 15, 2022 at 12:29 PM

Global Newsletter 63: Rebellion Everywhere All at Once!

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. (Web version in English) Rebels all over the world take part in global rebellions, including in…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
April 14, 2022 at 3:24 PM

Raids won't stop the Rebellion

Hello John In the early hours of this morning the Metropolitan police raided a building being used by Extinction Rebellion. They arrested 9 nonviolent protesters and took valuable kit that we need in order to continue standing up to the fossil fuel industr…
  Beth - XR UK · [email protected]
April 11, 2022 at 9:54 AM

Our resistance is working

Hello John What an incredible few days it’s been. Thousands of people have taken to the streets this weekend in nonviolent civil resistance to tell the government and their mates in the oil and gas industry that the fossil fuel era is over.   The governme…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
April 8, 2022 at 9:18 AM

Rebellion begins tomorrow in London. Will you step up?

Hello John When scientists and doctors are gluing themselves to oil company headquarters and being arrested en masse, we should take that as a warning sign, shouldn’t we?   Well, that’s what’s happening and governments around the world are continuing to do…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
April 5, 2022 at 9:33 AM

We're building a movement that cannot be ignored

Hello John People up and down the country have been blocking oil facilities successfully for 5 days through snow and rain. When they have been removed they have returned hours later, stronger and more determined than before.   We’re not going to stop unti…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
April 1, 2022 at 8:29 AM

This is the moment to end fossil fuels. Will you step up?

Hello John In the early hours of this morning, Extinction Rebellion and Just Stop Oil blocked 10 oil facilities across the UK. We intend to stay until the government agrees to stop all new fossil fuel investments immediately.   Together we can turn the ti…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
March 30, 2022 at 8:35 AM

REBELLION documentary launches on Netflix this Friday!

Hello John As momentum for the Rebellion beginning on April 9th builds, the origin story of Extinction Rebellion is about to reach TV screens everywhere.   REBELLION the documentary launches on Netflix this Friday April 1st! The film is the first independ…
  Anna - XR UK Media Team · [email protected]
March 28, 2022 at 10:09 AM

Not in my name

Hello John The UK public is beyond ready to get rid off fossil fuels and start building towards a future that puts people and planetary health at the centre.   It’s government’s that lack the courage and imagination to do what’s necessary that are holding…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
March 24, 2022 at 9:10 AM

Three ways to start a climate conversation

How to start a conversation with friends and family Hello John, Do you ever feel awkward about how to talk to friends and family about the climate and ecological emergency?Maybe you thought you should know all the science in detail first, or that you need t…
  XR UK · [email protected]
March 22, 2022 at 11:04 AM

Protest is under threat - and we need your help

Hello John The Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill is back in the House of Lords this evening and it's barely on the media’s radar.The right to protest is under threat, but the reality is, nonviolent civil disobedience is turning the tide. Over the pas…
  Extinction Rebellion · [email protected]
March 18, 2022 at 11:31 AM

The Women Strike Back!

To mark International Women’s Day, a grassroots coalition of women activists launched a Climate Strike right across the world. (Web version in English.) Women gather in Cape Town, South Africa for the Women’s Climate Strike. In this issue: Women’s Climate Strike | A Letter …
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
March 16, 2022 at 10:57 AM

Find your role in the Rebellion!

Hello John, Rebellion is a time when we come together to fight for the future of life on Earth. It is also a time to connect with others, not least with those we take action with.If you have not yet firmed up your plans for April Rebellion, take a look at …
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
March 9, 2022 at 10:20 AM

Read XR's plan for taking on the fossil fuel industry - and claim your place in history

Hello John Have you ever asked yourself, “What can I possibly do to change things?”   If so, you’re not alone. But the truth is, you are more powerful than you think.   Stopping the fossil fuel economy is the vital first step in tackling the climate crisi…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
March 7, 2022 at 9:07 AM

Together we can take on the fossil fuel industry - and win

Hello John In April, Extinction Rebellion UK is focusing all its energy on an immediate demand: to end the fossil fuel economy. In light of recent war, the recent IPCC reports, advice from myriad NGOs, agencies, experts and international bodies calling for…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
March 3, 2022 at 8:13 AM

It is time to end the fossil fuel economy. Are you in?

Dear John, It has never been more clear that we need to get off fossil fuels NOW.   This week’s devastating IPCC report is just the latest in a series of increasingly desperate warnings from scientists. We know what is happening, we know what needs to be …
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
February 14, 2022 at 9:35 AM

REBEL on April 9th: We will not be bystanders. Will you?

Hello John,   The conditions are ripe for change. With a simple unstoppable rebellion design we will tip the scales once again towards radical change on the climate and ecological emergency.Book time off work from April 9th to 17th and Join the Rebellion. …
  Extinction Rebellion · [email protected]
February 11, 2022 at 12:51 PM

Global Newsletter 61: Kill The Spills

Oil spills have already devastated multiple coastlines this year. Rebels all over the world rose like water to protect the oceans. (Web version in English) Rebels rally in Johannesburg, South Africa as part of the Global Coastline Rebellion. In this issue: Global Coastline …
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
February 8, 2022 at 7:31 AM

XR UK Newsletter Feburary 2022

XR news from around the nations and regions Hello John,   With the XR 2022 strategy fully launched, it’s time to start looking forward and preparing to rebel with all of our strength.The response to the strategy has been amazing: rebels are fired up and rea…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
January 31, 2022 at 8:38 AM

Book Now : Extra Strategy Zoom 6th Feb

Hello John, Over 1000 people signed up for our Launch Webinar! This strategy is rejuvenating so much energy and commitment in the movement, and so we want to reach even more people.Due to a technical difficulty, some people were unable to participate in th…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
January 28, 2022 at 7:50 AM

We will not be bystanders

Make a commitment to support the 2022 strategy Hello John,As we've seen time and time again, those in power are neither willing nor capable of acting on the climate and ecological crisis. It is clear that it is down to ordinary people to take action, and to…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
January 23, 2022 at 8:56 AM

2022 Strategy launched today

Help to reignite the Rebellion Hello John,That's right, it's here. XR UK's 2022 strategy is ready.With the Police and Crimes Bill becoming a harsh reality, and as the planet passes multiple tipping points, XR's role this year is crucial.Extinction Rebellion…
  Extinction Rebellion UK · [email protected]
January 19, 2022 at 7:30 AM

2022 Strategy Tour dates announced

As the world looks up, we step up Hello John,Three and a half years ago we started the biggest Civil Resistance movement in Britain since the Suffragettes. Some say it’s the most successful start-up in history, with groups in over 100 countries and on every…
  Extinction Rebellion · [email protected]
January 14, 2022 at 1:50 PM

Global Newsletter 60: Resistance Is Fertile

We celebrate some precious victories for XR, and investigate the new climate groups making headlines around the world. (Web version in English) (Subscribe to this Newsletter) This student supporter of Insulate Britain is currently in prison for his brave civil resistance. I…