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More than 400 people arrested in climate change protest turning London's bridges into gardens

Extinction Rebellion is a London climate change protest, causing traffic disruptions by occupying various public spaces - like Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge.The goal is to see British government declare an ecological emergency and take immediate action to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2025.


Climate-change protesters disrupt London docklands train service

The Extinction Rebellion group has ratcheted up its protests in recent weeks, blocking Marble Arch, Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge, smashing a door at the Shell building and shocking lawmakers with a semi-nude protest in parliament. The group advocates non-violent civil disobedience to force governments to reduce carbon emissions and avert what it says is a global climate crisis that will bring starvation, floods, wildfires and social collapse. A man dressed in a dark suit and a woman weari...
Tags: Science, London, Canary Wharf, Shell, Waterloo Bridge, Marble Arch Oxford Circus, Docklands Light Railway DLR


Climate-change protesters vow to disrupt London underground

Climate group Extinction Rebellion has ratcheted up its protests in recent weeks, blocking Marble Arch, Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge, smashing a door at the Shell building and shocking lawmakers with a semi-nude protest in parliament. A total of 290 people were arrested on Monday and Tuesday after the activists blocked some of the capital's most iconic locations, many camping in tents on London's streets. The group advocates non-violent civil disobedience to force governments to reduce ca...
Tags: Science, London, Shell, Waterloo Bridge, Marble Arch Oxford Circus


British police arrest 113 climate change activists after London roads blocked

British police have arrested 113 people after climate change activists blocked some of London's most famous roads including Oxford Circus, Marble Arch and Waterloo Bridge in an attempt force the government to do more to tackle climate change. The protests, led by British climate group Extinction Rebellion, brought parts of central London to a standstill on Monday and some stayed overnight for a second day of protest on Tuesday.
Tags: Science, London, Waterloo Bridge, Extinction Rebellion, Oxford Circus Marble Arch


Climate demonstrators block London roads

Climate change protesters brought a bridge in London to a standstill on Monday and blocked major roads in the capital, kicking off days of planned civil disobedience events in cities around the world. More than a thousand people blocked off Waterloo Bridge and laid out trees and potted plants along its length, in the protests organised by campaign group Extinction Rebellion. Police officers detained suspects at the building while demonstrators held up a banner reading "fossil fuels are killin...
Tags: Science, London, Waterloo Bridge, Extinction Rebellion Police


Extinction Rebellion: Environmental protests halt traffic

LONDON (AP) — Environmental protesters have briefly blocked Waterloo Bridge in London and cut off access to other landmarks as they try to bring the city to a standstill. The group Extinction Rebellion is trying to block five central London locations Monday to demand the British government declare a climate emergency. The group expects thousands […]
Tags: Science, London, News, Ap, Nation, Waterloo Bridge



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