The Spring Rebellion

26th - 27th of February- Kick-off actions
14th of March - Climate Alarm
9nd-16th of April - Manifestation and big actions
28th of February - 8th of April - Decentralized actions

Time is running out. The world is increasingly disrupted by the climate and ecological crisis but politicians are still failing to act. We demand that politicians start taking the climate and ecological crisis seriously and act now. Check the FAQ’s below for details on all activities.

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The actions are attended by a wide audience and there are many activities for both new and experienced rebels. Everyone is welcome to join, for a few hours, a day or multiple days. Sign up below so that we can keep you informed of the actions and you can become part of an action group (or affinity group as we call them).

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WHY ARE WE REBELLING?

We are moving towards irreversible, catastrophic climate change and mass extinction. Instead of 1.5 degrees of warming, we are heading for an increase of 4 degrees according to the climate experts of the United Nations. This has drastic consequences for all life on this planet. Radical change is needed, but politics are failing.

We demand that the government starts taking the climate and ecological crisis seriously, and acts now to do what is necessary to ensure a safe future.

 

  1. TELL THE TRUTH about the climate and ecological crisis that threatens our existence and communicate the urgency for change.
  2. ACT NOW to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025 in a just and fair manner.
  3. LET CITIZENS DECIDE by establishing a Citizen’s Assembly which takes the lead on climate and ecological justice.

WHO IS EXTINCTION REBELLION?

Extinction Rebellion is an international movement of people like you and me. The movement was founded in the UK in 2018 and now we’re active in 1050 locations in 62 countries. We’re growing fast. We carry out peaceful, non-violent, disruptive actions to pressure governments into protecting all life on this planet.

FAQ AND PRACTICAL INFO

If you’re planning on joining the Spring Rebellion, you can find all practical information below. For more information about our movement or if you have any other questions, contact us.
The kick-off of the Spring Rebellion! On Friday, 26th of February at 9 AM there will be swarming blockades which you can join in Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Utrecht. In Tilburg and in Utrecht there will also be a legal demonstration later on the day. Do you want to join and stay up-to-date about the action near you? Then join one of the following groups! Amsterdam - Utrecht - Rotterdam - Tilburg
On Saturday, 27th of February, there will be many diverse, creative, symbolic and disruptive actions from local groups and affinity groups. Want to join? Check the events page to find out what your local group is organizing or organize an action of your own with your affinity group! Register it through this form .
On the 14th of March we will raise the alarm for the climate together with over eleven movements and organizations. In a corona proof way there will be events organized on a local scale. For more information check the Climate Alarm website.
The Spring Rebellion ends with a bang! A multiple-day manifestation with several trainings, workshops, activities and more. Furthermore central, big actions will take place in this period. The situation will be adapted according to the COVID-19 situation.
Definitely! With all actions we keep in mind that everyone keeps 1.5 m distance and is wearing a mouth mask to ensure everyone feels safe and comfortable.
You can, but we strongly recommend that you sign up in the form above. That way we can send you important updates on the action and it's important for the organization to have a good idea of how many people will join, so they can make proper preparations.
We have a few rules when joining action that everyone adheres to, check them out below: 1/ We show respect to everyone – to each other, the general public and to the government and police. 2/ We engage in no violence, physical or verbal, and carry no weapons. 3/ We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and do not hide from the legal consequences. 4/ We bring no alcohol or illegal drugs and smoke cigarettes only on places it will not bother others. 5/ We don't bring political signs or promote political parties 6/ We don't use open fire for any reason. 7/ We follow the corona guidelines. We use facemasks and keep 1.5 meters distance. 8/ We take responsibility for ourselves; we are all crew.
The thing that makes Extinction Rebellion so exciting and rewarding to be part of is that we don’t “just” turn up on the day of the protest, march down a road and then disappear again. Before, during and after our rebellions, there are 1,001 things that you can do to contribute to the rebellion. This rebellion won’t organize itself, it’s a joint effort. Any skill set is of use: Technician, artist, project manager, mum — you name it! So join your local group, or mail to integration@extinctionrebellion.nl, and we'll help you on your way!

WANT TO DO MORE?

We need all the help we can get to make the Spring Rebellion as big and successful as possible. If you want to help out more, check out what you can do:

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