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Climate protest news 7 May 2022

60-hour oil terminal occupation comes to end after 30 activists arrested A SIXTY-HOUR occupation of an oil terminal near Glasgow finally came to an end on Thursday with over 30 arrests. Supporters of the Just Stop Oil group launched the … Continue reading

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Climate protests news 4 May 2022

Members of Extinction Rebellion and sister movement Money Rebellion disrupted the annual general meetings of Barclays Bank in Birmingham and Standard Chartered Bank in London demanding both banks stop financing fossil fuels. Speeches were interrupted at both AGMs, with some … 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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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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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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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 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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Climate protest news 12 April 2022 / 1

Extinction Rebellion targets energy industry insurers Lloyd’s of London Activists from Extinction Rebellion blocked the entrances at Lloyd’s of London headquarters and prevented staff from entering the building, with the aim of closing down the insurance and reinsurance giant for the … Continue reading

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Climate protests news

Summary: Scientist Rebellion protests worldwide, fuel shortages happening as protests blocking fuel depots continues, Extinction Rebellion protests at Oxford circus and 2 London bridges at start of protests. Dozens Arrested as Scientists Worldwide Mobilize to Demand ‘Climate Revolution’ More than … Continue reading

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Just Stop Oil and Extinction Rebellion’s oil terminal protests

News articles about the protests at oil terminals that started today. Inside Just Stop Oil, the youth climate group blocking UK refineries A band of 20-year-olds have made headlines disrupting football games, the Baftas and now oil facilities across the … Continue reading

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