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Extinction Rebellion: Environmental pressure group
Extinction Rebellion is a global environmental movement with the stated aim of using nonviolent civil disobedience to compel government action to avoid tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse.

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Extinction Rebellion stage climate protest at McKinsey's London office

Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged a protest outside McKinsey & Company's London office on Friday to demand the consulting firm use its influence over companies and governments to..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show

Police detained 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday after the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion staged demonstrations at a car show in protest at the auto industry's role in..
Reuters - Published

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Extinction Rebellion activists dressed as canaries block mine entrance [Video]Extinction Rebellion activists dressed as canaries block mine entrance

Extinction Rebellion activists caged like canaries have blocked the entrance to an open cast mine in opposition of expansion plans.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published

Extinction Rebellion targets 'dirty' shipping fuel in dead polar bear protest [Video]Extinction Rebellion targets 'dirty' shipping fuel in dead polar bear protest

Environmental campaigners have staged a protest outside the International Maritime Organisation's headquarters in London, calling on the UN's international shipping regulator to introduce stricter..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

Extinction Rebellion disrupts London Fashion Week [Video]Extinction Rebellion disrupts London Fashion Week

Climate change activists targeted London Fashion Week on Saturday morning, blocking roads leading to the event's main hub. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Extinction Rebellion disrupt London Fashion Week [Video]Extinction Rebellion disrupt London Fashion Week

Climate change activists targeted London Fashion Week on Saturday morning, blocking roads leading to the event's main hub. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Extinction Rebellion dig up lawn outside Home Office [Video]Extinction Rebellion dig up lawn outside Home Office

Police made arrests after Extinction Rebellion activists dug up a lawn outside the Home Office building to protest against coal mine expansion in the north of England today. Report by Blairm. Like us..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:56Published

Joaquin Phoenix teams up with Extinction Rebellion for climate change film [Video]Joaquin Phoenix teams up with Extinction Rebellion for climate change film

Joaquin Phoenix has joined forces with Extinction Rebellion and Amazon Watch to make a film highlighting the importance of tackling climate change.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:22Published

Extinction Rebellion climate activists disrupt Brussels motor show [Video]Extinction Rebellion climate activists disrupt Brussels motor show

Extinction Rebellion protested at the Brussels motor show to highlight how engines and the autmobile industry are damaging the environment.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:58Published

 

British model Lily Cole backs climate change hunger strikers

British model and actress Lily Cole on Monday visited two elderly climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion group who have been on hunger strike outside Prime Minister Boris Johnson's..
Reuters - Published

Backstory: Slowing down to see Switzerland's melting glaciers

Reuters photographer Denis Balibouse spent years shooting fast-moving subjects in fast-breaking events – the winning goal in a Europa League soccer clash, the confrontation in an Extinction Rebellion..
Reuters - Published

Sinking suburban 'home' drifts down Thames in watery climate protest

A floating mock-up of a typical British suburban home was seen slowly sinking into the Thames in central London on Sunday in a protest organized by Extinction Rebellion to demand politicians fighting a..
Reuters - Published

Celebrities back call for climate action in Extinction Rebellion video

Singer Ellie Goulding, actor Imelda Staunton and model Daisy Lowe were among celebrities demanding that the governments act on climate change in a video campaign launched by Extinction Rebellion on..
Reuters - Published

Climate activists defy police ban to keep London protests going

"I commend all of you, now, standing here, possibly breaking the law," Extinction Rebellion protester says
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Climate change activists protest against British high-speed train line

Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain's transport ministry in central London on Tuesday to protest against a proposed high-speed rail project..
Reuters - Published

British police order a halt to climate change protests in London

British police have ordered a halt to Extinction Rebellion protests in London after a week of civil disobedience by climate change activists who have targeted government building and major financial..
Reuters - Published

Dutch police detain 130 Extinction Rebellion protesters

Dutch police on Saturday said they had detained 130 protesters with environmental group Extinction Rebellion who blocked locations in downtown Amsterdam to draw attention to climate change.
Reuters - Published

Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London

Climate-change protesters from the Extinction Rebellion Group have blocked the entrance to the BBC headquarters in London calling on the broadcaster to "tell the full truth" in its coverage of the..
Reuters - Published

Climate-change protesters block entrance to London City Airport

Demonstrators from the activist group Extinction Rebellion attempted to stage a "Hong Kong-style" occupation of London City Airport on the fourth day of major climate-change protests around the British..
CBS News - Published

London City Airport braces for possible shutdown by climate protesters

London City Airport was braced for disruption on Thursday after climate-change protesters Extinction Rebellion vowed to occupy its terminal and shut down operations for three days as part of its action..
Reuters - Published

London police arrest 276 climate change protesters

London's Metropolitan Police said on Monday it had so far arrested 276 people taking part in demonstrations organized by the climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion.
Reuters - Published

Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion makes noise in protests around the world

Extinction Rebellion, a worldwide climate activism group, gathered in cities around the globe to protest a lack of climate action from world leaders on October 7.
USATODAY.com - Published

Protesters block roads in London to demand action against climate change

"Extinction Rebellion" activists blocked major streets in central London Monday, as part of two weeks of planned civil disobedience to demand action against climate change. Thousands are expected to..
CBS News - Published

UK police arrest 10 climate activists before protests

British police arrested 10 climate change activists in London ahead of a planned new round of protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, police said.
Reuters - Published

Climate activists spray fake blood from fire engine in London

Extinction Rebellion activists sprayed fake blood from a fire engine in London on Thursday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on September 23

Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring daily life to a standstill to demand action by U.S...
Reuters - Published

UK police vow to stop repeat of climate-change protest chaos

British police said they would not allow protesters from the Extinction Rebellion anti-climate change group to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fresh..
Reuters - Published

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising'

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..
Reuters - Published

70 protesters arrested outside New York Times building

The protesters from the group Extinction Rebellion hung banners on the skyscraper in midtown Manhattan and on the outside of the Port Authority Bus Terminal across the street
CBS News - Published

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow until after summer

Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport using drones and published on Sunday more details of the protest action in..
Reuters - Published

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