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No going back
August 29, 2020

Saturday 29 August – Airports and Aviation As the world returns to ‘business as usual’ we see governments, airports, airlines and the media increasing efforts to fill the skies to pre-pandemic capacity. There should be NO GOING BACK for industries like aviation that make such a huge contribution to the climate and ecological crisis. The […]

No Safe Journey to Climate Chaos
August 28, 2020

Friday 28th August : Banner drop and fossil fuel protests announce the start of rebellion Local groups, affinity groups and communities have begun this Rebellion with a visual show of solidarity to demand ACTION. The slogans vary from location to location but the message is united, ACT NOW. In Bath and Weston Super Mare on […]

Home Rebel Action: Back the Bill
August 25, 2020

Ask your MP to back the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill this September. Climate and ecological breakdown is already upon us, and only system change is going to get us out. The Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill does just that, calling for a just transition via a government-mandated citizens’ assembly. But to stand any chance […]

Historic bridge sends warning to the world
July 16, 2020

Extinction Rebellion Bath suspends shocking pink banners across the World Heritage site of Pulteney Bridge to call attention to the Climate Emergency and the lack of Government commitment to BUILD BACK GREEN. Bath woke up on 16th July to find three giant pink banners strung across the river Avon at the World Heritage site of […]

Inaction = Death
June 25, 2020

Over 400 rebels from 22 local groups across the south west joined a wave of protests nationwide to draw attention to government inaction on the climate and ecological emergency. The actions were timed to coincide with the publication of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) annual progress report to parliament. It shows that, once again, […]

Change is now: decide together
June 15, 2020

On 30th May, around 2000 rebels in over 110 locations throughout the UK gathered outside council buildings and MPs offices to deliver a message. 414 of those rebels were in the South West at 32 different sites. We stood, 3m apart and wearing masks, each of us carrying a positive message about how we want […]

#Nogoingbacksundays : take action!
May 24, 2020

We may be in lockdown but we can still take action and we can do it together, albeit from a distance. Rebels from across the south west have been taking part in #NoGoingBackSundays in order to let our government know that we cannot go back to business as usual – a better world is possible. […]

SW rebels “reclaim the streets”
May 18, 2020

Rebels from across the south west created pop-up cycle lanes and joined socially distanced bike rides during the No Going Back action over the weekend of 16/7 May. Cirencester, Bournemouth, Exeter, Totnes, Truro and other local groups joined a nationwide action calling on the Government to prioritise public health and well-being by investing in safer […]

No to airline bailouts
May 1, 2020

As the topic of airline bailouts hit the news, several local groups used the opportunity to reinforce the public’s message that there should be no public bailouts for airlines. XR Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole visited Bournemouth airport, currently a vast parking lot for unused Virgin Atlantic and British Airways planes during the Covid-19 pandemic. Rebels […]

No Going Back – Closed for Good
April 30, 2020

As governments around the world begin putting together relief packages for high carbon industries amounting to tens of billions of pounds. This is the moment to make clear that we are no longer willing to live in a world that prioritises polluters over people #NoGoingBack. Rebels from across the south west are using their daily […]

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