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  • MAKE THE CONNECTIONS: FINANCE

    PRESS RELEASE 16TH OCTOBER 2020 Extinction Rebellion Scotland take action against the finance sector this weekend with actions in Inverness, Dundee and Glasgow.  These actions mark week two of #MakeTheConnections, a campaign of direct action highlighting the collusion between Government, Fossil Fuels and Finance in putting people before profit, wilfully ...

  • Scottish Rebels – take action with us!

    Plans and ideas from meetings held by the 2020 Rebellion planning group August 2020 till the end of October 2020 Extinction Rebellion Scotland has decided to take its own action in Scotland focused on Scotland’s own political and social situation. Actions will be organised locally but will coordinate with actions ...

  • Aberdeenshire Tragedy and Climate & Ecological Crisis

    Yesterday’s heartbreaking tragedy in Aberdeenshire exposes the dire reality that climate and ecological breakdown is happening right now in Scotland. Climate change isn’t something far off in the future, it is happening right now – and is taking lives in this country, today. Three people have now died because of ...

  • Scotland affected by flooding

    After some of the hottest days on record, we are seeing flooding across Scotland – causing delays to some schools opening and affecting the lives of many. Heavier rainfall and extremes of temperature and weather has been linked directly to the Climate Crisis by Scientists. As always, these will affect ...

  • Space Hub Approved, Despite 400 Objections

    As Highland Council approve Space Hub Sutherland, Extinction Rebellion Scotland supports Protect the Mhoine, the local group campaigning against the development in light of the climate and ecological emergency. Yesterday, despite over 400 objections and with shaky evidence of mass job creation [1], the Highland Council’s Planning Committee approved ...

  • Racism and Environmental Activism

    The ongoing police violence against people protesting the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor – all black people murdered by the police – has drawn world wide attention to the struggle for black lives in the USA, as well as closer to home. It is important that ...

  • Just and Green Recovery for Scotland

    We’re part of a new campaign to Build Back Better. As we begin to recover from the devastating impacts of coronavirus, we have a chance to transform our society for the better. Coronavirus has reminded us what is really important – looking after each other and our communities, our health ...