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Letter to my fellow teachers

To my fellow teachers, I am writing this letter to tell you, if you haven’t heard already, that I am leaving my position as a secondary school teacher. My last day, after ten years, was 10th February and I want to explain why I have taken this decision. I remember very clearly on the way […]

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International Anti-Fracking Action 21F

On Friday, February 21, we’ll join forces with other Barcelona and international movements, to denounce the extractive model to which the Global South is subjected in order to meet the energy needs of the countries of the North. Just one month ago the first ship with gas extracted using fracking technology arrived in Barcelona from […]

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Newsletter 6: Institutional declarations and ‘Gloria’

Dear rebels, 2020 has arrived with a reality check: this is the decade that’s key to tackling the climate emergency. This past January has been marked by institutional declarations, and at the same time, by an unprecedented storm, Gloria, which has swallowed the Ebro Delta and damaged our coasts. This storm is the evidence that […]

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Awareness campaign on fast fashion during sales season

During the first winter sales weekend of 2020, Extinction Rebellion Barcelona has taken a direct nonviolent action to raise awareness of the grave ecological footprint of fast fashion.  During the first weekend in January–the first weekend traditionally included in the first sales season of the year–XR Barcelona has organized a direct action at the main […]

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The Chronicles of Davos

Davos 2020 This January, like the last 50 Januaries, the Davos World Economic Forum has just begun. The event is a meeting of the world’s most powerful individuals and business groups, organized by a private corporation, deciding together the course of the world economy. Arriving by plane, surrounded by luxury, and with an extraordinary security […]

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Climate Emergency Declaration of Barcelona

The Movements for the Climate demand the Government of Barcelona an annual reduction of GHG emissions of 7.6% according to the claims of the UN The Movements will analyze in detail the measures that the City Council will present today in the Climate Emergency Declaration to make public a Valuation in the next days. Climacció, […]

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Solidarity with Australia for the wildfires ravaging the country

Extinction Rebellion Barcelona stands in solidarity with Australia for the wildfires that are ravaging the country Extinction Rebellion organizes an international action in solidarity with Australia. Concentrations are gathering before Australian consulates and embassies in the United Kingdom, France, Argentina, Chile, Germany, the United States on January 10. The Barcelona Extinction Rebellion node joins the […]

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End of year newsletter

Dear Rebels, 2019 is behind us, and we are now living the first days of 2020 – a decade ends which has proved to be a tipping point in the fight against climate change. This year that ends represents an increase of awareness for many of us; the moment in which we said ‘enough is […]

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Laser art to wake up consciences

Today, Friday, 5th January 2020, Extinction Barcelona (XR BCN) have projected laser images using as background “El Corte Inglés”, one of the places where business intends to continue as usual, while we move at an accelerated speed towards extinction. With this action we want to show that while no individual is guilty of the climate […]

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Letter to the Three Magi

Dear Magi, This year there is one thing that worries us… It is the crisis of the climate climate, pollution, and biodiversity loss we suffer all over the world. Because you always make sure that all the girls and boys that well behaved get what they deserve, we are confident that the best gift they […]