Tag: Extinction Rebellion

Waste for Barclays as twenty% of investors deny temperature tactic

Waste for Barclays as twenty% of investors deny temperature tactic

Bank strategy fulfills hostility after ecological militants interrupt AGM in Manchester Investors gave an unpleasant draft to Barclays’ temperature references on Wednesday, along with nearly twenty% denying the financial institution’s environment approach as protestors interrupted its own yearly conference to demonstration versus the banking company’s funding of non-renewable fuels.Barclays pointed out on Wednesday that 19.19%of […]

Termination Rebellion phases mass demonstration in main London

Termination Rebellion phases mass demonstration in main London

Activists ask for side to nonrenewable energy expenditure at sit-down manifestation in Regent Street and also Oxford Circus Advocates of the ecological protestor team Extinction Rebellion have actually participated in a mass sit-down objection in the center of London’s purchasing district.Several many thousand rioters along with multicoloured banners birthing the team’s”termination “sign compiled near Marble […]

Militants remain to block out UK oil stations in spite of detentions

Militants remain to block out UK oil stations in spite of detentions

At the very least 34 detentions given that Friday as Just Stop Oil protestors get on to vessels as well as adhesive on their own to streets Ecological militants have actually remained to shut out UK oil stations as portion of an initiative to interfere with the nonrenewable fuel source sector regardless of lots of […]

Only Stop Oil as well as XR militants block out UK refineries– video recording

Only Stop Oil as well as XR militants block out UK refineries-- video recording

Hundreds of environment improvement lobbyists have actually blocked out oil stations throughout Britain, along with some militants getting on best of oil vessels as aspect of their project to compel the federal government to finish the nation’s dependence on non-renewable fuels.Extinction Rebellion and also Just Stop Oil shut out refineries around London, Birmingham and also […]

Eve: the off-grid life of a nine-year-old climate activist

Filmmakers Joya Berrow and Lucy Jane discuss their carbon-conscious approach to making their documentary about Eve and her community A new Guardian documentary, Eve, follows a nine-year-old girl on her journey back to mainstream schooling after moving to Tinkers Bubble, the oldest off-grid community in the UK. As she grapples with the fear of what […]

Putting Extinction Rebellion activists on trial isn’t in the public interest, so let’s stop | Peter Hain

After the recent acquittal of climate activists by a crown court jury, it’s clear public sentiment is on their side In the face of resistance by juries, surely there is a strong case to halt all the pending trials of Extinction Rebellion activists? With nearly a thousand trials still waiting to be heard in the […]

Climate activist arrested after gluing himself to Westminster Bridge

Hundreds took part in Extinction Rebellion ‘rebellion of one’ acts on Saturday to protest lack of action on climate emergency A man has been arrested after gluing himself to Westminster Bridge in London in protest at a lack of government action two years after parliament declared a climate emergency. Related: ‘I’ll continue to fight’: the […]

Extinction Rebellion to step up campaign against banking system

Group aims to highlight financial sector’s role in climate crisis through escalation in tactics this week Extinction Rebellion is planning to step up its campaign against the banking system with a series of direct action protests and debt strikes in the coming weeks aimed at highlighting the financial sector’s role in the escalating climate crisis. […]

Participatory politics and the point of parliament

Alex Bradbury of Extinction Rebellion on the climate assembly; John Bourn on the Coronavirus Act; and Karl Gehring on why Switzerland has the right approach In your editorial on the UK’s climate assembly (The Guardian view on acclimatising democracy: deliberation, not confusion, 11 September), you said that Extinction Rebellion had rejected the assembly’s recommendations. That […]

UK move to classify Extinction Rebellion ‘organised crime group’ comes under fire

Letter signed by 150 public figures hits back at move to scapegoat protesters Stephen Fry, Mark Rylance and a former Archbishop of Canterbury are among 150 public figures to hit back at government moves to classify the climate protesters of Extinction Rebellion as an “organised crime group”. In a letter to be published in the […]