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Health Professionals glue on outside Downing Street calling for an end to fossil fuels

At 2.30pm today, 60 health professionals sat down in front of the gates outside Downing Street. Some members performed an unsuccessful ‘resuscitation’ of a 4 foot Earth on a stretcher. Following this 10 health professionals remained in front of the gates and ‘glued on’, whilst their colleagues held banners saying ‘For Health’s Sake Stop Financing Fossil Fuels’ and ‘Fossil Fuels are a Dead End’.

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Charity Status of Climate Denialism Group a Joke say Extinction Rebellion and Green Coalition

This morning at 10am, a group of writers, scientists, activists and a baroness will gather in Tufton Street on the doorstep of the notorious climate-denial group The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). They will then proceed to the Charity Commission with an official complaint demanding that the group be stripped of its charity status and then filed the complaint with the Charity Commission.

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Extinction Rebellion disrupt Africa Oil Conference in Mayfair

On Tuesday May 17 at around 8am, a coalition of groups including Extinction Rebellion Africa, Sustaining the Wild Coast, StopEACOP, Africans Rising, The Green Connection, Oceans Not Oil, Jubilee for Climate, 350.org and Greenpeace disrupted the Africa Energies Summit, a high-level conference attended by oil executives and African heads of state, who will also meet for "top-level networking".

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XR celebrate success of Lloyd’s Blockade as two insurers cut ties with Canadian pipeline

On the 12th April 2022, more than 60 people from Extinction Rebellion blocked the entrances at Lloyd’s of London headquarters, preventing staff from entering the building. In the month since then it’s been announced that two insurers Aspen Insurance and Arch Insurance, both of which operate inside the Lloyd’s marketplace, have committed not to renew their insurance of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

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‘End Fossil Fuels Now!’ Extinction Rebellion disrupts HSBC AGM

At around 11:30 AM on Friday April 29 members Money Rebellion, a group within Extinction Rebellion specifically targeting financial institutions, disrupted HSBC’s Annual General Meeting in central London to demand that the banking and financial services giant stop investing in new fossil fuel projects immediately.

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