Monthly Archives: April 2022

XR disrupt HSBC AGM

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Climate protest news 28 April 2022

Just Stop Oil protesters sabotage petrol pumps on M25 motorway … About 35 supporters of the Just Stop Oil campaign staged blockades at the Cobham services in Surrey and the Clacket Lane services in Kent, both on the M25, smashing the display … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 27 April 2022

Just Stop Oil protesters defy cops again as arrests made on second day of action Ten more arrests have been made after a protest outside a giant Midland oil terminal today. It was the second demonstration in two days at … Continue reading

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Australian Election 2022

A close look at election campaign promises shows major parties still back fossil fuels In Australia’s election campaign the silence on climate is deafening

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Extinction Rebellion scientists: why we glued ourselves to a government department

Charlie Gardner, University of Kent; Emily Cox, Cardiff University, and Stuart Capstick, Cardiff University One recent Wednesday, while most scientists around the world were carrying out their research, we stepped away from our day jobs to engage in a more … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 26 April 2022

A selection of climate protest news articles. Insulate Britain are acting on their policy that UK courts are regarded as a ‘site of civil resistance’ Insulate Britain members disrupt trial by gluing hands to court furniture Three members of Insulate … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 25 April 2022

A selection of climate protest news – apologies that I’m inevitably missing many. Earth Day on Friday saw many protests in North and South America including one protester who took his own life through self-immolation. Insulate Britain declares UK courts … Continue reading

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The game changers on climate

The game changers on climate Earlier this month leading climate scientists issued their landmark report on climate solutions, directly to world governments, saying it’s “now or never” if we are to meet the Paris Agreement 1.5°C warming limit. And the response? Well, … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2022

It occurs to me that this could be a dangerous time for politicians and others failing to address the climate crisis. We have the most recent IPCC report identifying necessary action including an immediate stop to all new fossil fuel … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 21 April 2022

Just Stop Oil calls one-week halt to protests in hope of action from No 10 Just Stop Oil has said it will suspend its direct actions against fuel distribution for a week, but has told the prime minister its members … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson on parties

Criminal, liar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s collected evasions on breaking Covid lockdown rules by partying in Downing St.

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Climate protest news 17/4/2022

Extinction Rebellion: Seventy arrested at climate change protests Seventy people were arrested during a spate of Extinction Rebellion protests across London on Saturday, police said. Six people, including two Olympic athletes, were detained for scaling and gluing themselves to an oil … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 16 April 2022 / 2

A selection of news articles about about climate protests today. XR activists including Olympians climb on oil tanker in London Six people have been arrested after Extinction Rebellion activists, including two Olympians, scaled an oil tanker in west London. … … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 16 April 2022 / 1

Over 1,000 scientists from around the world take to the streets in week-long climate protests Hundreds of scientists from around the world took part in protests last week to apply pressure on government agencies to make “rapid and deep” cuts … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 15 April 2022

Climate campaigners blockade four bridges in central London Four London bridges have been forced to close by Extinction Rebellion climate activists who formed human barriers, blocking traffic and bringing delays to the capital. Eco protesters lined the roads outside Blackfriars, … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 14 April 2022 / 2

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Climate protest news 14 April 2022 / 1

Just Stop Oil activists clamber on tanker bringing chaos to the M4 Just Stop Oil activists stopped and surrounded an oil tanker on Thursday morning causing chaos for commuters coming into London on the M4. It came as Extinction Rebellion accused the Metropolitan Police of carrying out … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 13 April 2022 / 2

Extinction Rebellion goes door-knocking for new recruits Extinction Rebellion climate change activists have been door-knocking across London to attract new members. The group says it is carrying out three days of “deep-canvassing”, approaching people in their homes to “listen to … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 13 April 2022 / 1

Extinction Rebellion protest – live: Activists glue themselves to government buildings in week of mass action Activists have glued themselves to UK government buildings in protest against new oil and gas as Extinction Rebellion continued its week of mass action in London. XR said scientists – dressed … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 12 April 2022 / 2

Extinction Rebellion protesters force Lloyd’s of London to close HQ Extinction Rebellion protesters have forced the closure of the insurance market Lloyd’s of London, after using superglue, chains and bicycle locks to block entrances to the building. The environmental activist group said … Continue reading

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