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Latest news from XR Scotland

G7: How to get involved

The G7 leaders of the world’s richest ‘democratic’ nations are meeting in Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021, and we’re going to call out their empty words with the theme “Drowning in Promises”.

We are calling on EVERYBODY who can, to rise up and take action: UK, worldwide and online

COP26: how to get involved

COP26 is the most important global climate event since the Paris Agreement in 2015 and it’s scheduled to take place in Glasgow in November. XR COP’s website will be available in June and will provide all the info you need to get involved in COP26.

In the meantime, if you’re interested in getting involved with XR COP please email xrcop26hub@protonmail.com. You can also find some information on COP26 provided by XR Scotland.

Activist locked to flower planter with 'Green' painted on it.
Photo by Susanna Hotham

OUR 3 DEMANDS

Issued by Extinction Rebellion Scotland as a Declaration of Rebellion to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government on 24th November 2018.

1. Tell the Truth

That the Scottish Government tell the truth about the climate and wider ecological emergency, acknowledge and reverse any policies that help drive the climate crisis, and commit to enabling a rapid and just transition to a sustainable and fair society.

2. Net Zero 2025

That the Scottish Government enact legally binding policy measures to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2025, including by replacing a system based on accelerating consumption with one based on ensuring the wellbeing of all.

3. Climate Citizens’ Assembly

The creation of a Scottish Climate Citizens’ Assembly to oversee the changes, as part of creating a democracy fit for purpose and a society that cares for all.

Our principles and values

Our rebellion is founded on apolitical principles and values.

You can also read our Rebel Agreement on how we behave and respect each other.

Join your local XR group

Extinction Rebellion Scotland has groups holding meetings and activities across Scotland.

Find and join your local group.

Stay informed

Keep in touch with our latest news and events. You can tell us whether you want to volunteer but don’t worry – you don’t need to sign up to any role unless you want to. You can also unsubscribe at any time

Sign up for our newsletters and other information by email. If you put your local area in when you sign up, you will get local information.

Donate to XR Scotland

If you can’t join an action, please donate to support the rebels, or if you want to help with court cases and fines, donate to our legal costs crowdfunder.

What’s Extinction Rebellion Scotland about?

Watch “Heading for Extinction” to find out more about the climate crisis and what you can do about it:

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