Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Extinction Rebellion

London jury acquits 3 extinction rebellion activists

Three Extinction Rebellion activists who disrupted a London train during rush hour were acquitted by a jury Friday.  The three defendants,...

Extinction Rebellion blockade Central London street to kick off Fortnight of...

Activists have blocked Garrick Street by attaching themselves to a van parked across the road.

Climate activists victorious after using a necessity defense

“Zenith Energy Corporation, and the city’s inability to shut it down, is the poster child for what is wrong with our system.”

‘The law is on our side’: Extinction Rebellion celebrates dropped charges...

Ultimately, the environmental movement expects the cases of over 1,000 activists arrested in London last month will be discontinued.

Extinction Rebellion’s car-free streets showcase the possibility of a beautiful, safe...

Standing in the middle of a usually busy central London street during Extinction Rebellion’s protests, the air noticeably cleaner, the area quieter,...

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

This is not a drill: 700+ arrested as extinction rebellion fights...

Extinction Rebellion kicked off two weeks of protests in 60 cities worldwide, demanding urgent government action on the climate crisis.

‘Get on the streets. And bring everybody’: Extinction Rebellion kicks off...

"We only get one planet and so we're here to try and defend it."

The radical philosophy of extinction rebellion

"When it's a fight for your life, you're willing to throw down, especially if you are doing it in a community together."

‘Act now. Our lives are in your hands’: Demanding climate action,...

"We've all read the science, we know the story, the whole phase of denial is over, and if it takes civil disobedience to make a difference, then so be it."

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As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”