Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion is a worldwide movement formed to spark and sustain a spirit of creative rebellion, which will enable much needed changes in our political, economic and social landscape.

They work to transform our society into one that is compassionate, inclusive, sustainable, equitable and connected.

Below are articles relating to the Isle of Wight branch of the movement.

Isle of Wight Fridays for Future call for strike action to raise awareness of the climate crisis

fridays for future march with young people demonstrating

Young people on the Isle of Wight are calling for others to join them in striking on Friday to draw attention to the climate crisis

Monday, 25th November, 2019 9:04am

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Extinction Rebellion mark year of activities at social gathering: All welcome

exchange on record store day

The social gathering will mark a year of activities locally, nationally and globally. All welcome

Monday, 25th November, 2019 7:35am

By Sally Perry

Last chance to see Undecided Earth exhibition

undecided art collective exhibition at ventnor exchange

Exhibiting artists at Undecided Earth include Tania Dixcey, Rachael Berry, Cooly Haste, Adam Harvey, Teresa Grimaldi, Holly Maslen, Julie Hutchison and many others.

Friday, 15th November, 2019 8:05pm

By Sally Perry

Letter: No to proposed 465 houses on historic farmland in Ryde

Stop halt sign:

Cllr Michael Lilley is calling for a moratorium on all large scale planning applications in Ryde until there is a fit-for-purpose road infrastructure plan and a new Island Plan which has realistic housing targets and recognises climate change, farming needs and the Island's status as UNESCO Biosphere reserve

Tuesday, 5th November, 2019 8:50am

By Michael Lilley with 5 readers' comments

Act now to have your work included in the ‘Undecided Earth’ art exhibition

Extinction Rebellion protesters holding up red hands

Original art, Letters to the Earth and Climate Emergency placards are welcome as part of the Undecided Earth exhibition opening later this week

Thursday, 31st October, 2019 11:24am

By Julie Hutchison

Undecided Earth : An Exhibition about the ecological crisis

undecided earth

We can't wait to see what new works have been created for this Undecided Art Collective Exhibition

Thursday, 24th October, 2019 6:20pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Extinction Rebellions in Westminster: Photos and video

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Catch up with Islanders taking part in the Extinction Rebellion protest in London and find out about local solidarity activities taking place this weekend

Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 10:58am

By IW Extinction Rebellion with 8 readers' comments

Sign up to stay informed about climate emergency protests and events

People on march for Extinction Rebellion

If you've been on a climate emergency march or are involved in environmental protection on the Island, Extinction Rebellion urge you to sign up to their newsletter to stay in touch with upcoming events and marches.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 9:41am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Extinction Rebellion to hold strategy meeting this Sunday – all welcome

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The plan is to discuss strategy, form working groups and consider creating smaller affinity groups. All welcome.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 4:24pm

By IW Extinction Rebellion with one comment

Portsmouth City Council promise extra money and resources to tackle climate change

green smilies

The Portsmouth City Council leader said they were happy to "work with anybody and everybody on this".

Thursday, 25th July, 2019 10:37am

By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight council called on to declare a Climate Emergency this week

climate emergency banner by chris jones of chemical garden

Will the IWC Conservative administration switch their previous refusal to acceptance now UK Government has declared a climate emergency?

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 11:41am

By Vix Lowthion with 6 readers' comments

Inspirational peace activist explores global dangers and people’s actions to prevent nuclear and climate catastrophe

CND rally in London

In what is promised to be a fascinating talk, inspirational peace activist and international speaker, Dr Rebecca Johnson, will explore global dangers and people's actions to prevent nuclear and climate catastrophe.

Wednesday, 17th July, 2019 5:55pm

By Feature Writer