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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 change protest at Cenotaph [Video]

Extinction Rebellion stage climate change protest at Cenotaph

Extinction Rebellion have staged a protest at the Cenotaph on Armistice Day.

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Teenager climbs Norwich crane in Extinction Rebellion protest [Video]

Teenager climbs Norwich crane in Extinction Rebellion protest

A teenage Extinction Rebellion protester has climbed a crane and three othershave been arrested in Norwich. Alex Sidney, 17, scaled the crane on DukeStreet early on Saturday morning carrying a sleeping..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:17Published
Teenager fined for spraying ‘racist’ on Sir Winston Churchill statue [Video]

Teenager fined for spraying ‘racist’ on Sir Winston Churchill statue

An Extinction Rebellion activist has been ordered to pay more than £1,500after defacing a statue of Sir Winston Churchill by painting “racist” on itsplinth.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published
Extinction Rebellion activists climb on top of Scottish Parliament [Video]

Extinction Rebellion activists climb on top of Scottish Parliament

Environmental activists have climbed on to the Scottish Parliament building ina protest against fossil fuels. Three members of Extinction Rebellion Scotlanddraped a banner reading “Choose Oil or..

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Climate protesters connected to Extinction Rebellion have dumped manure outside city News Corp offices.
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Climate activists stage protest at oilfield in southern England

Extinction Rebellion activists staged a protest on Monday at an oilfield in southern England part owned by British energy company UK Oil & Gas Plc, according to a spokeswoman for the group and photos..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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Extinction Rebellion protesters have 'onerous' bail conditions revoked by Sydney court

A group of climate change protesters including a western Sydney professor have had their "onerous" bail conditions revoked by a Sydney court.
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Climate change activists defy police ban on London protests

Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, defied a police order to end protests on Tuesday after a week of disruption in London, targeting Britain's transport..
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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..
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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..
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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.
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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..
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Victoria police urge commuters to leave work early to avoid climate change protests

The protests are part of a global week of demonstrations coordinated by environmental action group Extinction Rebellion.
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Scott Ludlam has strict bail conditions dismissed after Extinction Rebellion arrest

A magistrate has torn up bail conditions imposed on ex-Greens senator Scott Ludlam that had banned him from being involved in Extinction Rebellion protests.
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Ludlam has bail win after climate protest

A magistrate has torn up bail conditions imposed on ex-Greens senator Scott Ludlam that had banned him from being involved in Extinction Rebellion protests.
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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..
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Extinction Rebellion protesters subject to bail conditions 'designed for bikie gangs'

Some of the 44 protesters arrested this week claim to have suffered injuries and say they were asked to sign bail conditions "designed for bikie gangs".
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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.
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"A duty to disobey": who are Extinction Rebellion?

An activist group is fighting a non-violent "rebellion" around the world to urge leaders to act on climate change. Who started "XR" and what do they believe?
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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.
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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..
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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..
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Extinction Rebellion activists occupy four Australian cities protesting Adani

Protesters are ramping up anti-Adani demonstrations - tonight taking over four major CBDs - as works on the controversial mine get underway.
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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..
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