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Cops clamp down on climate activists ahead of International Rebellion

06 October 2019
A brutal show of force from the Metropolitan police on Saturday saw cops swoop in on one of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) warehouses, confiscate equipment and arrest activists.

What can we do about rising sea levels?

06 October 2019
Sea levels are rising faster than ever before with catastrophic consequences for human survival and animal and marine life.

Up to 30,000 get ready to join Extinction Rebellion climate action in London

04 October 2019
“We’re going to make rebellion something everyone wants to do,” declared Extinction Rebellion (XR), just days ahead of its occupation of central London.

Build the climate movement to win a better world

01 October 2019
The climate rebellion is entering a crucial new chapter. Thousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists plan to take over parts of central London as part of the International Rebellion.

Demand the Scottish government act now on climate chaos

01 October 2019
MSPs at Holyrood last week voted by 113 votes to zero, to adopt a new ­climate bill. Only the Greens abstained.

Three million join second day of strikes over climate change

01 October 2019
Some three million people joined a huge climate strike across 28 countries on Friday of last week.

LETTERS - Action in workplaces helps build a climate for strikes

30 September 2019
People at work have been talking about the global climate strike on Friday 20 September all week.

Extinction Rebellion activists say – ‘Climate rebellion is making history’

30 September 2019
Tens of thousands of people will be occupying central London in October demanding action over climate change. Extinction Rebellion activists spoke to Sarah Bates about why the action matters—and how it’s making an impact

Thousands protest in Manchester as Tory party conference begins

29 September 2019
Chants of, “Stop Boris!” rang out in Manchester on Sunday as up to 5,000 people marched against the Tories, who were gathering for their party conference.

Big strikes and protests in New Zealand kick off day of action over climate change

27 September 2019
A huge climate strike has hit New Zealand, where 170,000 people have walked out to demand climate justice.

Labour conference backs strong climate action despite some union opposition

25 September 2019
Delegates passed a motion calling for a ban on fracking and achieving zero carbon emissions by 2030,

Climate denial is tip of iceberg at United Nations summit

24 September 2019
When Greta Thunberg blasted world leaders at the United Nations (UN), she spoke for millions who are angry at their inaction on climate change.

Millions join worldwide protests to save planet

24 September 2019
The global climate strike saw some 5,800 actions across 161 countries—and shows the mood to fight back

Letters—Progressive groups listed on cop ‘counter-terror’ list

24 September 2019
 A counter-terrorism document giving advice to workers includes left wing groups in its safeguarding bulletin—alongside proscribed terrorist organisations.

After historic day on 20 September - build a bigger climate movement

23 September 2019
Friday 20 September 2019 will go down in history as a key date in the fight against climate catastrophe.

GALLERY - Pictures from the London climate strike, 20 September

20 September 2019
A great day of protest in London, across Britain and internationally

Biggest climate rebellion so far hits Britain as part of global revolt

20 September 2019
Hundreds of thousands of people, led by school students, took part in protests across Britain on Friday calling for action to tackle climate change and the system that causes it.

20 September global climate strikes—as they happen

20 September 2019
Workers and students are taking action against catastrophic climate change today. We're reporting on all the protests and rallies across Britain and internationally. Come back often for regular updates.

‘I was arrested for the crime of journalism at Heathrow’

19 September 2019
Trying to tell the truth about climate activism saw Guy Smallman seized by police

Where to find your nearest climate strike rally

18 September 2019
Join the action on 20 September in your local area

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