• It’s time to break up with Barclays

    February 14th. St Valentine’s Day. A day to think about those who are very special to us. But it can also remind us of toxic relationships: those relationships that sometimes need an intervention to stop the toxicity and allow people to break free. Today, ordinary people from Tyneside Extinction Rebellion ...

  • In Case Of Climate Emergency, Break Glass

    On Friday 27 January 2023 at 4:30pm, seven women were sentenced at Southwark Crown Court in London for carefully cracking windows at Barclays HQ in Canary Wharf earlier in the year. These courageous women committed this symbolic act to draw attention to Barclays’ financing of fossil fuels and to call ...

  • Embracing Hope At The Start of a New Year

    Rebels from Tyneside XR met at the Angel of the North in Gateshead to watch the sun rise on the first day of this new year.  As the sun appeared on the horizon at 8:20am on 1 January 2023, a small group gathered by this local landmark to mark the ...

  • A Climate Review Of 2022

    It’s that time of year where we look back over the last 365 days to see how far we have come…or not. Based on the Guardian’s Environmental review of 2022, we’ve created a simple, pretty bleak, and definitely not exhaustive, climate review of the past year.