Extinction Rebellion: Arrests as global protests begin
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Extinction Rebellion: Arrests as global protests begin

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDozens of people have been arrested around the worldHundreds of Extinction Rebellion activists have been arrested as protests take place across the globe.Thirty people were charged with committing offences in Sydney after hundreds blocked a road, while more than 100 were arrested in Amsterdam.Protests have taken place…

Extinction Rebellion money men revealed
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Extinction Rebellion money men revealed

Extinction Rebellion money men revealed: UK billionaire worth £1.2bn and rock band Radiohead are among major donors ploughing hundreds of thousands of pounds into eco mobSir Christopher Hohn, one of the richest men in UK, has given them £50,000The charity Sir Hohn co-founded also thought to have given a further £150,000Met Police say 1112 people…

Extinction Rebellion – Paralympic athlete glues himself to a British Airways jet as eco warriors invade L
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Extinction Rebellion – Paralympic athlete glues himself to a British Airways jet as eco warriors invade L

AN Extinction Rebellion protester glued himself to the top of a British Airways plane at London City Airport today. The man, who Extinction Rebellion identified as former Paralympic cyclist James Brown, was seen holding onto the aircraft in a video streamed online by the protest group. 32 Former Paralympic athlete James Brown lay on top…

Extinction Rebellion risks polarising public on climate, veteran activist says
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Extinction Rebellion risks polarising public on climate, veteran activist says

The head of one of Australia’s largest environment groups has warned Extinction Rebellion protesters they could be creating division on environmental issues at a time when “cool heads” are needed. Lyndon Schneiders, national campaigns director for the Wilderness Society and a veteran activist, told Guardian Australia he hoped the XR campaign would not hand more…

Extinction Rebellion protest outside Lord Andrew Fraser of Corriegrath’s Westminster home
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Extinction Rebellion protest outside Lord Andrew Fraser of Corriegrath’s Westminster home

A dressing down in a dressing gown: Tory peer Andrew Fraser emerges in a robe to confront drum-banging climate activists as they take over his streetLord Andrew Fraser of Corriegarth was pictured confronting XR activists He was seen with his fist raised as campaigners stormed past Westminster homeLord Fraser, 72, is a former Tory Party treasurer, donor…

Extinction Rebellion vegans occupy Smithfield Meat Market in London covering stalls with fruit veg
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Extinction Rebellion vegans occupy Smithfield Meat Market in London covering stalls with fruit veg

Extinction Rebellion vegans have sparked fury by forcing out meat traders from London’s famous Smithfield Market, covering their stalls with fruit and veg and shouting ‘beef equals grief’ as they arrived at work. Activists from ‘Animal Rebellion’, an extreme vegan offshoot of the main environmental movement, occupied the iconic east London meat market yesterday evening.Staging a…

Extinction Rebellion protests: UK arrests as global demonstrations begin
Environmental News

Extinction Rebellion protests: UK arrests as global demonstrations begin

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Environmental campaigners are threatening to block government departments during two weeks of protests More than 20 people have been arrested in London at the start of two weeks of protests by environmental campaigners.Extinction Rebellion activists are protesting in cities around the world, including Berlin, Amsterdam and Sydney.Organisers have planned…

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion protests begin
Environmental News

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion protests begin

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Environmental campaigners are threatening to block government departments during two weeks of protests More than 20 people have been arrested in London at the start of two weeks of protests by environmental campaigners.Extinction Rebellion activists will demonstrate in cities around the world, including Berlin, New York and Sydney.Organisers have…