Rebel·lió o Extinció Barcelona

Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimise the risk of social collapse.

Our demands

TELL THE TRUTH -  Governments must tell the truth about the gravity of the current climate emergency, revert inconsistent policies and work with the media and other institutions to communicate the urgency for change.
ACT NOW -  Governments must promote legally binding measures to hal biodiversity loss and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025.
CITIZENS' ASSEMBLY -  Governments must create representativs citizens' assemblies selected by sortion and advised by experts to lead governments' decisions on climate and ecological justice.

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Events

Regular Welcome event for anyone who wants to join as new member. Become a rebel.

Inundations in Barcelona. We are rising up every weekend in a new location of the city.

Join the weekly sessions with Art group to design and print your own signs, t-shirt and more.

International Rebellion of October. We will rise again, across cities, countries and continents. Come with us to Madrid.

Latest stories

Today, November 12, 2019, we'll gather at 5pm in front of the European Commission (Paseo de Gracia, 90). Extinction Rebellion Barcelona and 350BCN demand European political leaders to invest on life, completely ceasing the financing of all types of fossil fuels projects -including natural gas- by the European Investment Bank (EIB). This is an initial minimum step that must be taken to deal with…

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Dear rebels, The last 30 days have been an emotional journey for all of us. We have experienced sacrifice, pain, unity, joy, frustration, fatigue, elation and heart-bursting love. We have been to Madrid and back, faced arrest and physical injury, made powerful works of art and welcomed countless new rebels to the fight for our future – somehow all while juggling our lives, families, jobs and…

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Imagine for a moment our ancestors. Imagine them for real, at some point, no matter when exactly, as tribes distributed all over the world. There is an open space between huts, a fire, perhaps some children who play between tents, women and men who prepare food or work on some tool. There is an overwhelming silence around them. One of them may mumble some simple melody. The horizon is an ochre…

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Getting 'back to normal' isn't always easy. This period of rebellion has been both a growthful and challenging time for us Rebels. We had to face disproportionate and illegal use of violence from the police in Madrid, while we bravely remained peaceful cutting off traffic in Villaverde's bridge. We shared strong and intense emotions: belonging, impatience, excitement, delusion for what it could…

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In a system at war with life, the rebellion will be peaceful. Extinction Rebellion demonstrators in peaceful protest experienced a disproportionate response from the authorities. Serious legal shortcomings are evidenced in police action during peaceful protests. The rebellion for life will continue despite repression. On Monday 7th October, Extinction Rebellion carried out a non-violent civil…

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10th October 2019 Like many other rebels, I'm on my way back, on a train heading home. The journey home is lulling me slowly in a quiet and calm state of mind. On my left arm I can still see the handwritten letters with the name of our lawyer. They are slowly fading away "... ...AN LOPEZ". A couple of days after the action, my neck now starts hurting a bit more, as a reminder of our eviction on…

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Dear rebels, What an amazing month it’s been. In towns and cities around the world, millions of people have taken to the streets to demand action to save our future on this beautiful planet. Consciousness of the climate and ecological crisis is growing, pressure on governments is mounting, and amidst it all, we are working harder than ever. In just a few days’ time, we will be in Madrid, taking…

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The Climate Movements ask the government of Barcelona for policies to address the climate emergency with the required urgency and scale Climacció, Families For Future Barcelona, Fridays For Future Barcelona, Moviment per la Justícia Climàtica and Rebel·lió o Extinció Barcelona will participate today in the first session of the Roundtable for the Climate Emergency in Barcelona announced by the City…

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Good morning name redacted, I just saw your mail about my absence from October 7th and 8th. I was hesitant to comment openly or to take advantage of "personal days" or "personal reasons" to go to Madrid on those days. I have been participating for months in a global movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to stop the 6th mass extinction and minimize the risk of social…

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On September 27, after participating in the multitudinous demonstration against the climate emergency, we had the opportunity to present Extinction Rebellion during the concert of Brisa Fenoy at Prat de Llobregat. This artist, known among other things by the feminist hymn that he composed last year that the hole country sang and danced, is very sensitive to the climate crisis. She defends an art…

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Thousands of people rebel against the climate emergency in the global climate strike Rebel·lió o Extinció Barcelona, as part of the platforms that have convened the mobilizations, has been active throughout the week to call for immediate action to stop the climate emergency and expose the crisis to society. The week of September 20th to 27th has proven the strength of the movement for immediate…

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WORLD DAY WITHOUT CARS On September 22, coinciding with the world day without cars, we have gathered together with the Fridays for Future Barcelona movement at the entrance of the Barcelona (Meridiana Street) to demand drastic measures on private mobility in Barcelona. The air we breathe the inhabitants of the Barcelona area, and other major European cities, not only exceeds the recommended…

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Today, Tuesday 17th of September, Rebel·lió or Extinció Barcelona has made a protest in the building of the Rectorate of the University of Barcelona (UB), in the presentation of the "Repsol Chair of Energy Transition", in the presence of the Rector of the UB, the Councillor for Territory and Sustainability and the President of Repsol. We denounce the fact that those who enrich themselves by…

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The time for denial is over – now the Extinction Rebellion group from Barcelona arrives on YouTube to make heard the voice of Truth! Check it out! Visit our channel!

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This weekend XR Barcelona has participated in the state meeting held in the Garaldea space, just outside the city of Madrid. It has been an opportunity to meet members of other local XR groups in the state, to share ideas and feelings, to continue with the action. We have shared the conviction that we want to change the toxic system in which we live, and we have become more convinced than ever…

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TRAINING DAYS IN SEPTEMBER Dear rebels, On Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of September, were held in the “Espai El Poblet” of Barcelona the first training days designed for people actively involved in Extinction Rebellion Barcelona. The program was articulated in a way to offer practical instruments for activism, with particular stress on a regenerative culture perspective. On Saturday, more or less…

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Dear rebels, It’s been a traumatic month for many of us, as the fires raging in the Amazon became a visceral symbol for the environmental destruction happening worldwide due to rapacious greed and corruption. It’s understandable to feel hopeless, but this month has also brought us reason to be hopeful. In the last four weeks, we have gathered on the streets of Barcelona in greater numbers than…

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Dear rebels, Welcome to the first newsletter from XR Barcelona! We’re starting this newsletter at a critical time. On July 6th, we took to the streets in our first large-scale act of non-violent civil disobedience, and soon we’ll be taking to the streets again, this time united with thousands of other rebels around the world in two acts of global rebellion. Now more than ever, it’s time to…

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Barcelona, July 10th, 2019 HONOURABLE ADA COLAU, MAYOR OF BARCELONA City Council of Barcelona. Plaza de Sant Jaume 1, 08002 Barcelona Dear Madam Mayor, On behalf of Climacció, Families For Future Barcelona, Fridays For Future Barcelona, Moviment per la Justícia Climática and Extinction Rebellion Barcelona, we write to you in order to state the following: Large cities like Barcelona are…

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Counter Advertising Action - Barcelona 25/05/2019 -- This morning we carried out a Counter Advertising Action on the streets of Barcelona. In three symbolic areas of the city we have replaced advertising posters with messages that call on the entire population to rebel in support of the climate emergency and the loss of biodiversity. We have covered up the advertising posters because they are key…

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by Felton Davis is licensed under CC BY Today, the Government of Catalonia has officially declared a climate emergency, following the demands of Extinction Rebellion, Fridays for Future and other social movements and organizations that have been fighting for climate justice for many years. Apparently, this sounds like good news, right? Let's see. The UN climate experts (IPCC), that have been…

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This Saturday, April 6, our rebel Claudia Bosch has been in our representation at a round table "What does the young people think about the climate emergency?" This round table was scheduled within a 12h day of talks on the climatic emergency topic entitled "Climate reality = Social emergency" where 50 scientists have participated, contributing from different fields how they see the future that…

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Greta Thunberg, 16 year old Swedish climate activist, talks at the Economic and Social Council of the European Union in front of Jean Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission. She concludes: “our political leaders have squandered decades through denial and inaction”. In other words, “they have not done their duties”. Now turn the clock back to 1972. The famed ‘The Limits to Growth’ is…

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Open letter to the CCMA Given the gravity of the situation of climate and ecological emergency in which we find ourselves, we are calling on the media to fulfil their responsibility to the people by clearly recognising this situation of emergency, and treating the subject with the importance and coherence it deserves. We are addressing ourselves firstly to our country’s media, given that they are…

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Humanity is facing an unprecedented event in its history: the constant rise of the planet's temperature due to an increasing concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. This is the consequence of a capitalist economic system (in its various forms) that is based on unlimited economic growth, the use of fossil fuels as source of energy, and the depredation of natural resources which are…

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