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World Day Without Cars in Barcelona

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…

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Check our New YouTube Channel!

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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Action against Repsol at the University of Barcelona

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…

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State Meeting in Madrid

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…

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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…

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September Newsletter

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.…

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August Newsletter

Dear rebels, Welcome to the first newsletter of XR Barcelona! We start this newsletter at a critical moment. On July 6, we carried out our first large-scale nonviolent civil disobedience action and will soon take to the streets again, along with thousands of other rebels from around the world, in…

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Letter to the Mayor Ada Colau

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…

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Climate Emergency Declaration or Electoral Strategy?

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),…

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Advertisment sign: "Rebel or there will be no trees" (in catalan) at a bus stop

Counter Advertising Action

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…

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Climate Emergency Round Table

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…

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Time to Rebel: Extinction Rebellion Resistance Fist

Time to Rebel

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…

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Delivery of the letter at the CCMA

Open Letter to the CCMA

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…

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Declaration of Rebellion

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…

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