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Protesters expose Barclays greenwash at Wimbledon

Today members of Extinction Rebellion London and Money Rebellion gathered outside Wimbledon Centre Court to expose Barclays greenwashing. John McEnroe look-alikes challenged the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC): ‘You cannot be serious!’  Last year, the AELTC signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Barclays – which is funding the destruction of ancient forests, fuelling climate…

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We need to Upgrade Democracy, not just change the government

This election should have been the Climate and Nature Election. Our outdated political system blocks the rapid climate and environmental action we need. Citizens' assemblies can break the deadlock and nonviolent civil disobedience can speed up change. That’s why we’re holding a mass occupation between Friday 30 August and Sunday 1 September.

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‘Stop insuring new fossil fuels – or face direct action’

The UK’s top insurers were forced to face up to their lethal role in climate breakdown at their annual awards ceremony last night (Wednesday 3 July)) as Extinction Rebellion launched Insure Our Survival, a sustained campaign of nonviolent direct action demanding the insurance industry pull the plug on new oil, gas and coal ventures. 

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Supreme Court ruling this week could end all new UK fossil fuel projects

The Supreme Court will rule this Thursday (20 June) on a case brought by climate activist Sarah Finch which, if successful, will see major restrictions placed on all new fossil fuel projects across England and Wales, including the proposed new coal mine in Cumbria and development of the Rosebank oil field in the North Sea.

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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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