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“Stop the New Scramble for Africa!”

>> Photos of the protest at the Africa Energies Summit Extinction Rebellion and allies protest at global energy conference as fossil fuel crooks gather in London to plan the plunder of Africa’s oil and gas resources Fossil fuel bosses and government officials from the UK and countries across Africa were confronted by scores of…

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‘Who are the New Extremists?’

It’s a rare and bizarre moment to see our increasingly odd government go hunting for a new breed of ‘extremists’ seeking to undermine democracy - only to discover that much of the UK’s political, business and media elite fit the bill.

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Insurance actions around the UK

Round up of actions targeting the insurance companies during XR's Insurance Week of Actions. Reaching out to the insurance industry to stop insuring fossil fuels. From Brighton to Leicester, Bristol to Glasgow, Chipping Norton to Bridgend.

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Greta Thunberg: We won’t let the rich sacrifice people and planet for their extreme lifestyles

Climate activist Greta Thunberg joined local residents, Extinction Rebellion activists and climate change campaigners outside Farnborough Airport today (27 January) to protest against plans to increase private jet flights from 50,000 to 70,000 a year. The protesters are also calling for a total ban on private jets, which are up to 30 times more polluting than passenger airliners.

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The Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill

What is the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill (OPLB)? If passed, the bill would commit the UK to inviting applications every year for new offshore oil and gas production licences in the North Sea.

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