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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 […]

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Is Extinction Rebellion a Hippie Movement?

Last summer marked 50 years since the Woodstock Festival, probably the moment of greatest blossimong of the hippie movement. Around 500,000 young people attended and performed there artists such as Joan Baez, Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, The Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Santana, The Who or Jimi Hendrix. The conservative media reaction wanted to discredit […]

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Campaign against Black Friday

Extinction Rebellion Barcelona takes action and denounces the environmental and social impact of the Black Friday campaign, which marks the day of the year with the highest level of consumption. Extinction Rebellion Barcelona will carry out two actions today with the aim of generating a space for reflection and dialogue in the city, and of […]

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Hunger Strike for the Climate

Extinction Rebellion launches the biggest climate hunger strike in history Global hunger strike against political inaction in the face of the Climatic Crisis More than 400 rebels in 27 countries around the world went on hunger strike yesterday November 18 This action highlights the devastating impact on global food supplies of the climate and ecological […]

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Not with my Money: Fossil Free EIB

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 […]

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November Newsletter

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 […]