Tag Archives: Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion doorstep David Attenborough — Iowa Climate Science Education

Members of Extinction Rebellion tried to confront Sir David Attenborough at home after he criticised its tactics. Sir David, 94, said last month that he agreed with the environmental group’s message but its law-breaking protests could alienate many people and deter them from taking action needed to save the planet. Asked on BBC Breakfast about Extinction Rebellion’s actions, such […]

via Extinction Rebellion doorstep David Attenborough — Iowa Climate Science Education

Green Extremists Plot ‘To Sabotage UK Economy’ — Iowa Climate Science Education

Extinction Rebellion wants activists to stage rent strikes, halt tax payments and take out bank loans they never intend to repay in protest at an economic system they claim is fuelling a climate catastrophe. With Extinction Rebellion, the climate change activist group, currently unable to take to the streets to demonstrate in a traditional fashion […]

via Green Extremists Plot ‘To Sabotage UK Economy’ — Iowa Climate Science Education

Extinction Rebellion Considering Public Suicide Events to Raise Climate Awareness — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As the Chinese Coronavirus crisis sucks oxygen from XR’s climate campaign, a leaked internal document suggests Extinction Rebellion is considering increasingly desperate measures, including having protestors kill themselves in public, to try to regain public attention. Delingpole: Kamikaze Greenies – Extinction Rebellion Plots Suicide Stunt JAMES DELINGPOLE 15 Mar 2020…

via Extinction Rebellion Considering Public Suicide Events to Raise Climate Awareness — Watts Up With That?

Extinction Rebellion: Its Never Been About the Climate — The BFD

 

Rule 11 – The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative. Saul Alinsky, “Rules for Radicals” One thing about us wiseguys, the hustle never ends. Tony Soprano It’s fair to say that we’ve always known groups like Extinction Rebellion aren’t really about climate change. This article by founding member Stuart Basden, confirms that…

via Extinction Rebellion: Its Never Been About the Climate — The BFD

The Guardian on Extinction Rebellion: “all I see is white faces” — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to a black member of Extinction Rebellion, the movement he supports is too white. When I look at Extinction Rebellion, all I see is white faces. That has to change Athian AkecSat 19 Oct 2019 16.00 AEDT XR must realise its lack of diversity, middle-class image and glamorisation of arrest…

via The Guardian on Extinction Rebellion: “all I see is white faces” — Watts Up With That?

Extinction Rebellion isn’t about the Climate. It’s about Heteronormativity — Watts Up With That?

 

One of the founders of XR let’s it all hang out on this old Medium article. First his credentials. I’ve been with Extinction Rebellion (XR) from the start. I was one of the 15 people in April 2018 who came together and made the collective decision to try to create the conditions that would initiate…

via Extinction Rebellion isn’t about the Climate. It’s about Heteronormativity — Watts Up With That?

Nearly 400 Scientists endorse Extinction Rebellion’s mass civil disobedience to force ‘climate action’ —

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-scientists-idUSKBN1WS01K LONDON (Reuters) – Almost 400 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict “incalculable human suffering.” Scientists aligned with Extinction Rebellion gather in London, Britain to declare their support of mass civil disobedience to force governments to act…

via Nearly 400 Scientists endorse Extinction Rebellion’s mass civil disobedience to force ‘climate action’ —

German Government Waters Down Climate Bill — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

German government is preparing a law to fight climate change, but many of its elements have now been cut or scaled back, the Spiegel magazine has reported. The news comes ahead of an Extinction Rebellion rally. Climate activists have been camping out in front of Angela Merkel’s office The final draft of the new climate […]

via German Government Waters Down Climate Bill — Iowa Climate Science Education

Extinction Rebellion Demands a “Citizens Assembly” to Oversee Climate Policy — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Extinction Rebellion has demanded the citizens assembly offered by the British Government be given real authority, the power to override Democratically elected politicians, so Britain can properly address the climate crisis. It’s Time The Public Had A Say On How We Fight Our Climate Crisis By failing to act right…

via Extinction Rebellion Demands a “Citizens Assembly” to Oversee Climate Policy — Watts Up With That?

‘You can’t arrest us all’: Extinction Rebellion respond to police saying they won’t allow repeat of April protests — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

‘If and when 10,000 people sit in a street and refuse to be moved, then what the police will ‘allow’ is neither here nor there’ Extinction Rebellion have dismissed Scotland Yard‘s claim that the force would not allow large-scale London protests planned for October. The climate change activist group said the matter would likely be […]

via ‘You can’t arrest us all’: Extinction Rebellion respond to police saying they won’t allow repeat of April protests — Iowa Climate Science Education

Green protester, 20, who caused chaos by gluing himself to a Brisbane street still lives with his parents in emission-spewing five-bedroom mansion with an infinity pool — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Green protester, 20, who caused chaos by gluing himself to a Brisbane street still lives with his parents in emission-spewing five-bedroom mansion with an infinity pool From The Daily Mail Extinction Rebellion protester Eric Serge Herbert glued himself to Brisbane road The 20-year-old former school captain moved to Sydney for uni but dropped out He […]

via Green protester, 20, who caused chaos by gluing himself to a Brisbane street still lives with his parents in emission-spewing five-bedroom mansion with an infinity pool — Iowa Climate Science Education

Extinction Rebellion protests: Met wants to charge more than 1,100 activists — Watts Up With That?

From The EveningStandard Police surround a pink boat in Oxford Circus during the Extinction Rebellion protests ( Getty Images ) Scotland Yard wants to charge more than 1,100 people who were arrested during last month’s Extinction Rebellion protests, a senior office has said. More than 70 activists have so far been charged in connection with…

via Extinction Rebellion protests: Met wants to charge more than 1,100 activists — Watts Up With That?

Why Climate Change Alarm Is A Big Vote Loser — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Whoever becomes Conservative leader might find it useful to learn from the Australian election result. The Labor opposition had led every major opinion poll for the past two years. But Scott Morrison of the Coalition is still Prime Minister – and it is his Labor opponent who is resigning as leader. Economists, regardless of their […]

via Why Climate Change Alarm Is A Big Vote Loser — Iowa Climate Science Education

Extinction Rebellion Occupies South Australian Parliament, Demands More Climate Action — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall South Australia blowing up their last coal station, their failed tower of power, and spending a hundred million on that big useless Tesla battery was not enough. Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters forcibly removed from Parliament HouseDixie Sulda , The AdvertiserApril 15, 2019 7:37pm A small group of climate change…

via Extinction Rebellion Occupies South Australian Parliament, Demands More Climate Action — Watts Up With That?