by Maia Kenworthy, Elena Sánchez Bellot
Shortly after being founded, the rapidly growing climate activist movement Extinction Rebellion causes a sensation in April 2019: In an act of civil disobedience, they blockade important traffic junctions in London for days. Despite mass arrests, the action had an impact: Shortly afterwards, the United Kingdom became the first country in the world to declare a climate emergency. Within the movement, however, the success reveals fundamental differences: Which forms of protest are the right ones, and who holds the sceptre? REBELLION provides exciting insights into the internal and external struggles of passionate activists for one of the most burning issues of our time.