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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 two acts of global rebellion. […]

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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 order to state the following: […]

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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), that have been studying climate […]

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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 the loss of biodiversity. We […]

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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 50 scientists have participated, contributing […]

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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 duties”. Now turn the clock […]

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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 it deserves. We are addressing […]

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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 fossil fuels as source of […]