Welcome to the 17th Extinction Rebellion Newsletter! As we approach the 1st of April, we’re deadly serious about the need for rebellion. It’s with regret, therefore, that we must first announce a postponement of the planned Dover Blockade action: organisers have decided to focus their resources on the many other actions coming up. Our main […]
Posted on: CNN | April 20th, 2019 Environmental activists across the globe took drastic measures this week to demand that their governments act to curb climate change. They glued themselves to trains. They blocked major landmarks. They poured fake blood onto the streets. More than 680 people were arrested in London, where the most prominent […]
There’s been a spotlight on climate change recently. But why are critics of the protests getting so personal?
London: Scores of protesters took to the streets across London on Monday (local time), demanding the government to ‘take decisive action on the climate and ecological emergency,’ playing out around the world at the moment. The protests, called by British climate organisation Extinction Rebellion, are expected to last for a week at least across 80 […]
Extinction Rebellion Downsizing their Climate Change Demonstrations http://bit.ly/2ZnKhyB Extinction Rebellion, ‘swarming roadblocks’. DAVID HOLT [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Guest essay by Eric Worrall Extinction Rebellion appears to be retreating in the face of growing pressure to stop disrupting the lives of ordinary people, though they call the retreat “a new phase of rebellion” […]
Extinction Rebellion: Climate protesters ‘making a difference’
Extinction Rebellion activists stage die-in protests across globe https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/27/extinction-rebellion-activists-stage-die-in-protests-across-globe Mattha Busby @matthabusby, 28 Apr 2019 Environmental protesters lay on the ground at transport hubs, venues and shopping centres Extinction Rebellion supporters around the world have held a series of mass die-ins to highlight the risk of the human race becoming extinct asa result of climate […]
Extinction Rebellion, ‘swarming roadblocks’. DAVID HOLT [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Guest essay by Eric Worrall Extinction Rebellion appears to be retreating in the face of growing pressure to stop disrupting the lives of ordinary people, though they call the retreat “a new phase of rebellion” . Humanity is at a crossroads, Greta Thunberg […]
Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change.
Demonstrators disrupt five UK cities calling for legal recognition of ‘ecocide’ as an international crime. Hazel Shearing / BuzzFeed News London – As activists erected the mast of a boat emblazonedwith “act now”, hundred of climate change protesters gathered in front of the vessel blocking traffic on The Strand, one of the UK capital’s major arteries. A similar boat, […]