Extinction Rebellion Protesters Kick Off a Week of Global Climate Action by Shutting Down London
Their request is simple: for the world’s governments to stop sleepwalking through humanity’s last best chance at ecological and societal salvation.
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The biggest objection to Extinction Rebellion shutting down parts of central London this week is the disruption it is causing. Buses are having to be diverted, traffic is being brought to a standstill, and people couldn’t get on the DLR at Canary Wharf for a bit yesterday. This is what I find disruptive on a […]
LONDON — Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species. The movement, which shut down four sites in central London for 11 days in April, […]
Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week. Police have said Extinction Rebellion protesters who disrupt Heathrow with drones could face life in prison ( PA ) The climate change campaign group has vowed to shut down Heathrow on […]
So does the manufactured climate alarm due to a minor trace gas in the atmosphere, but this is the world we find ourselves in. A lawyer representing hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters said it “beggars belief” so many of them are being prosecuted, reports the Evening Standard. It comes as two courtrooms are being set […]
As civil disobedience escalates, government doubles down with unprecedented measures to control protesters. A similar tendency is developing in the United States where protesters are fighting pipelines. At what point do democracies lose their legitimacy when they torque “the rule of law”? Extinction Rebellion protesters who disrupt Heathrow Airport with drones could face life behind bars, the government has warned. […]
The following was sourced from several news agencies and colleagues sharing information; Thousands of people have joined a “climate rebellion” in London, blocking traffic and disrupting “business as usual” to demand action over the escalating ecological crisis. By 2pm five London landmarks – Waterloo Bridge, Marble Arch, Parliament Square, Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus – […]
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” […]
20 April 2019 | Alexander Hensby | The Conversation Extinction Rebellion burst onto everybody’s screens with disruptions and mass arrests across the UK and around the world, in protest against government inaction on climate change. Radical disruptions have been at the heart of Extinction Rebellion’s activism since it was founded in 2018 – from […]
(LONDON) BBC Refuses to Cover This on TV or Radio News: #ClimateChange activists have staged a series of protests targeting BBC sites across the country, as they call on the corporation to make global warming its ‘top news issue’ #AceNewsDesk reports
#AceNewsReport – Dec.24: Extinction Rebellion called on the BBC to declare a ‘climate and ecological emergency’ as members of the group demonstrated outside sites in London, Bristol, Glasgow, Sheffield and Birmingham……………The group urged the BBC to make the climate emergency its top editorial and corporate priority, divest investments from fossil fuel corporations, and to become zero carbon by […]
More than 1,000 people have been arrested in London over the last seven days of climate change protests organised by the Extinction Rebellion (XR) group.