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XR Extinction Rebellion: Something has to be done!

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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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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 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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Extinction Rebellion blockade Amazon warehouses on Black Friday

Extinction Rebellion blockade Amazon over ‘exploitation of people and planet’ Extinction Rebellion (XR) blocked Amazon distribution centres on “Black Friday”—a day of sales and big profits for the business.  The group occupied Amazon sites across Britain, in Germany and in the Netherlands in protest … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 4

COP26: Nicola Sturgeon urged to intervene in policing of protests FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to intervene to stop “over the top” policing of climate protests at COP26. Environmental campaigners have claimed that there have been “numerous incidents” of abuse … Continue reading

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COP26 News Summary day 0

Sir David Attenborough’s call to arms for ambitious nature recovery at COP26 Sir David Attenborough has today appeared in a new video calling for “bold action” at COP26 to help nature recover. In the short film, released by The Wildlife … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion protesters break bail terms for City protest

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/02/extinction-rebellion-protesters-break-bail-terms-for-city-protest Dozens of Extinction Rebellion activists have carried out a mass act of non-violent civil disobedience by breaking bail conditions ordering them to stay away from the City of London financial district. The activists joined with hundreds of supporters in a low-key … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion Demand the Impossible Protests London

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‘Cut the crap’ say Extinction Rebellion on their ‘Free the Press’ protest

Extinction Rebellion protested today about UK’s press and politics being dominated by the politics and interests of 5 [ed: 4] non-dom tax evading billionaires. The political agenda is largely set by these sihts who often engage in criminal behaviour e.g. … Continue reading

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