Climate and Palestine groups hold sit-in to call out Cambridge University research group complicit in Israeli genocide and fossil fuel devastation
A coalition of climate justice groups and organisations protesting the genocide in Palestine came together today to hold a sit-in and picket at the University of Cambridge's Maxwell Centre.
Campaigners stage sit-in at Barclays to demand end to fossil fuel funding and investment in Israel's genocide of Palestinians
Local campaign groups joined forces today to demand that Barclays – a bank that infamously profited from South African apartheid – end its investments in fossil fuels and financing of weapons used in the Israeli state's genocide against the Palestinians.
No place for Schlumberger, BP or Shell, says new University of Cambridge report
The University of Cambridge's fossil fuel ties report, which was published last Monday, revealed publicly for the first time that Schlumberger (now rebranded SLB) has been red listed - meaning that the University will not accept new research funding or donations from the company, which is the world's largest oilfield services provider.
"University climate leader sent me here": Activists glue themselves to Schlumberger building in protest they claim is university-sanctioned
Activists today occupied the research facility of oilfield services giant Schlumberger (now "SLB") by gluing themselves to the building - following a comment by the head of Cambridge Zero suggesting that activists should step up direct action against SLB to get results.
Extinction Rebellion activists found Not Guilty of £28k damage to Schlumberger Cambridge
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge occupies Senate House Lawn in escalation of fossil fuel protests
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge and Extinction Rebellion Youth Cambridge staged an occupation of the University of Cambridge's Senate House lawn today in a continuation of their "Schlumberger Out" campaign, calling on the University to cut all ties with oilfield services giant Schlumberger.
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge occupies the Sedgwick Museum to demand an end to fossil fuel ties
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge and Extinction Rebellion Youth Cambridge occupied the Sedgwick Museum to protest the Department of Earth Science's fossil fuel connections, including links to the oilfield services giant Schlumberger.
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge occupies University buildings to demand an end to fossil fuel ties
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge and Extinction Rebellion Youth Cambridge occupied two University of Cambridge buildings today in a continuation of their "Schlumberger Out" campaign, calling on the University to cut ties with oilfield services giant Schlumberger.
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Extinction Rebellion Cambridge continues Schlumberger Out! campaign with a week of action
Extinction Rebellion (XR) Cambridge and XR Youth Cambridge activists continued their Schlumberger Out! campaign with a sustained week of action, featuring vigils and a banner drop. The actions highlighted the ties between the University of Cambridge and Schlumberger – the world's biggest oilfield services provider – and provided opportunities for outreach.
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge blockades oilfield giant Schlumberger against backdrop of COP26 betrayal
As the COP26 global climate conference in Glasgow moved its focus to energy, Extinction Rebellion (XR) Cambridge and XR Youth Cambridge activists blockaded the Cambridge research centre of oilfield services provider Schlumberger.
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge gnomes dig up Schlumberger lawn to protest oil and gas
Extinction Rebellion (XR) Cambridge and XR Youth Cambridge activists dressed as gnomes to dig up the lawn at the Schlumberger Gould Research Centre. The event marked the fifth day of a week of sustained action against the oilfield services giant.
Shell Must Fall: We remember Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni Nine
On 24th May 2022, Extinction Rebellion activists shut down Shell’s shareholder AGM in London. They joined activists all over the world protesting against Shell’s disregard for life. In this article, we remember Shell's victims Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni Nine.”
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge flypost Senate House and BP Institute with latest IPCC report
Extinction Rebellion (XR) Cambridge and XR Youth Cambridge have flyposted the newly-published "IPCC Sixth Assessment Report - Mitigation of Climate Change" onto Senate House and the BP Institute in Cambridge as a reminder that the University of Cambridge is complicit in the climate crisis.
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Extinction Rebellion Cambridge calls out University ties to fossil fuels with banner drop at Schlumberger
XR Cambridge activists climbed onto the main entrance of Schlumberger Gould Research Centre to carry out a banner drop
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge blockades fossil fuel giant Schlumberger to disrupt business for one week
XR Cambridge shuts down University of Cambridge hosted oil research centre
Schlumberger campaign launch - paint actions at Senate House, Schlumberger site and Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Good COP? Bad COP? - XRYC Zine
For their recent learning circle action at NatWest bank - a key sponsor of COP26 - XR Youth Cambridge wrote a zine about COP, capitalism and environmental action.
Climate Gaslighting: There is No Plan
Amidst an oil & gas boom, there is no plan and there never has been
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge throw green paint over Cambridge Labour headquarters
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge throw green paint over Cambridge Labour headquarters after Cambridge Labour reject support for the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill.
Cambridge City Council Reject Climate & Ecological Emergency Bill
The political establishment cannot be trusted. It's time to take direct action.
An open letter to Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Director of Cambridge Zero
In recent days, George Monbiot and Mark Lynas have withdrawn as speakers in the Science Museum’s Climate Talks series because of the museum’s connections with BP and Equinor. We are writing to ask you to consider doing the same.
Trinity College commits to divest 95% of fossil fuel assets by 2021
Trinity College finally caves to moral pressure from... everyone
Statement on Saturday 5th December 2020
Five people sit alone in the road, desperate and terrified.
5 reasons why the Government's Green Industrial Revolution is greenwash
The Government's ten-point climate plan might sound impressive, but it fails to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050, let alone get us to net zero.
Divestment Letter delivered to Trustees of Trinity College
University divestment report summary
The University of Cambridge commits to divest fully from fossil fuels... by 2030
The University of Cambridge has committed to divest all its investments from fossil fuels by 2030 - a step forwards, but far too late.
Our last chance: will the University of Cambridge stop funding extinction?
Our last chance: will the University of Cambridge stop funding extinction?
The media is controlled by 5 billionaires: Freedom of the press is a lie
70% of the UK print media is owned by 5 billionaires, who use their newspapers as a platform for their own political agenda. The backlash against Extinction Rebellion for delaying newspaper distribution for a few hours proves that the UK does not have a free press.
XR Youth Cambridge protests University of Cambridge fossil fuel ties following BP’s fraudulent use of so-called low carbon funds
Extinction Rebellion Youth Cambridge protests University of Cambridge investments in response to news that BP funds fossil fuels extraction research with its “low carbon” money.
Gonville and Caius College: You lied to me.
A letter from an arrested alumnus of Gonville & Caius College
The Naked Truth - 18/08/2020
A personal account of nudity as an act of protest.
An open letter to Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
It's time to divest from ecocidal industries.
University and colleges divestment update - 15/08/2020
We're making progress
Why we swarm and disrupt the public
For over three decades, activists have been calling for action on climate and environmental breakdown through conventional means. Despite this, we are on a cliff-edge…
A rebel responds to the action against Trinity College
Yesterday, Extinction Rebellion in Cambridge dug up the lawn of Trinity College in what, to many people, was a wanton act of vandalism…
Flood victim from Lancashire thanks XR Cambridge
Angie got in touch with us after seeing news coverage of our actions this week to thank us for calling attention to the climate emergency and issues of over-development. This is what she wrote.
Lawngate: a “step too far” on the road to climate justice?
We are not here to win a popularity contest. We are here to sound the alarm and to create the tension that opens spaces for the change we so desperately need.
Response to Anthony Browne MP’s statement in Parliament and wrongful arrest of XR Cambridge activist
An Extinction Rebellion Cambridge activist was wrongfully arrested in the early hours of Wednesday for alleged involvement in the group’s removal of Cambridge University’s anti-bird nets on the West Cambridge site – an action she did not participate in.
A statement by an Extinction Rebellion Cambridge activist wrongfully arrested for an action she did not take part in
COVID-19 Statement from XR Cambridge
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, XR Cambridge and XR Youth Cambridge have postponed all in-person protests and gatherings until further notice.
XR Youth Cambridge marks BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill 10th anniversary with action at BP Institute
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge demands end to polluting industries as UK exits coronavirus lockdown
XR Youth Cambridge Expose Cambridge Oil Research Institute - CASP
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge announce opening of new cycle lanes
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge is delighted to announce the opening of two new cycle lanes in Cambridge to assist with social distancing in the city.
Looking back on Rebel for Justice
It’s hard to believe that just 3 months ago, rebels were beginning the biggest and most disruptive protest Cambridge has seen since Reclaim the Streets in 1996.
Taking the time to let the emotions of grief run their course
Our rebel Linda talks to us about grief.
XR Cambridge calls for transport justice from Cambridgeshire County Council
Anti-racism statement from East of England rebels
Black Lives Matter: XRY demands Gonville & Caius College remove racist memorial window
Extinction Rebellion supports closure of Mill Road Bridge and calls for full pedestrianisation
Extinction Rebellion backs "impressive" transport plans for Cambridgeshire, supports closure of Mill Road Bridge and calls for full Mill Rd pedestrianisation
[Press release] Extinction Rebellion announce divestment demands for the University of Cambridge and its colleges
The University and colleges are enabling and legitimising industries proven to be destroying the climate and harming millions of people - particularly in the Global South. In order to tackle their global hold, the fossil fuel industry and other ecocidal industries must have their social legitimacy removed, and the University must play its part in this.
Press Release: Fresh wave of action against the University of Cambridge and its non-divested colleges after divestment deadline missed
It is time for the University and its colleges to listen to their constituent parts and the city and world they exist in. We demand, on behalf of both town and gown, that the University of Cambridge and its 24 non-divested colleges divest their endowment funds immediately.
The University of Cambridge and its colleges must divest
It is time for the University and its colleges to listen to their constituent parts and the city and world they exist in. We demand, on behalf of both town and gown, that the University of Cambridge and its non-divested colleges divest their endowment funds immediately.
[Press release] Extinction Rebellion Cambridge protest fossil fuel bailouts at oilfield giant Schlumberger
XR returned to the Cambridge-based research centre of oilfield services giant Schlumberger today, highlighting its role in environmental destruction in a socially distanced protest.