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Rebels sitting in the first line of the Oct 7th action in Madrid blocking the road.

The Rebellion will be Peaceful

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…

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Action at the brige Nuevos Ministerios the 7th Oct in Madrid

Letter from a Rebel

Personal journal and thoughts of a rebel about the international rebellion action of the 7th Oct in Madrid. 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…

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XR Barcelona - October Newsletter

October Newsletter

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…

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Meeting with the mayor of Barcelona

Evaluation of the Meeting with Ada Colau

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…

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A Message of Rebellion

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…

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XR Barcelona at the Global climate Strike

Global Climate Strike

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…

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Rebe;s attending Brisa Fenoy's Concert

Brisa Fenoy’s Concert

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 she composed last year that the whole country…

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Images of the action

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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A group of people sitting at a table on a terrace while listening to a boy talking.

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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Banner: Declare Climate Emergency

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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Event poster: Climate Emergency Round Table - 50 for the Climate

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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