About us

We are Extinction Rebellion Oxford and we are your neighbours, your colleagues, your relatives, and your friends.

We carry out peaceful, joyful, direct action against Government inaction on climate and ecological catastrophe – ongoing crises that will devastate all of us in the UK through more floods, lethal storms, heatwaves, and droughts.

Following the Principles and Values of Extinction Rebellion, we work with what we have: our bodies, our minds and our hearts.

In April 2019, 150 ordinary people of Oxford were part of the Rebellion in London that engaged more than ten thousand in a peaceful campaign of civil disobedience. This is a last resort attempt to provoke Government action to tackle the crises that mainstream science, and David Attenborough, tell us threaten the “collapse of civilisations”.

about extinction rebellion

Extinction Rebellion is an international non-violent direct action movement, demanding urgent action in the face of the climate emergency. We have three demands:

Tell the Truth
Government must tell the truth by declaring a climate and ecological emergency, working with other institutions to communicate the urgency for change.
Act Now
Government must act now to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025.
Beyond Politics
Government must create and be led by the decisions of a Citizens’ Assembly on climate and ecological justice.

We aim to achieve this through non-violent direct action, which means breaking the law and causing disruption. Previous methods of protesting have not worked, and the idea of civil disobedience has a successful history. For example, the Suffragettes, Independence in India, and Civil Rights. Extinction Rebellion only began in October 2018 and already we’ve got the issue into mainstream discussion.

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