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COP HAS FAILED, TIME TO REBEL: Extinction Rebellion disrupts Lord Mayor’s Show to declare COP26 a failure

November 13, 2021 by Extinction Rebellion

BREAKING: At 12pm today, Extinction Rebellion disrupted the Lord Mayor’s show in the City of London - the heart of fossil fuel investment in the UK - and several other locations along the parade. Riding a float entered into the show under the company name of the London Physical Society, Extinction Rebellion declared that COP26 had failed, and demanded the City of London take responsibility for their part in the climate and nature emergency by ending all fossil fuel investments immediately. 

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‘Bloodbath’ – Extinction Rebellion stands with APIB against the destruction of the Amazon

November 09, 2021 by Extinction Rebellion

Following this morning's collaboration and the global call of action from APIB (Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil) Extinction Rebellion is acting in solidarity to put a stop to investment in deforestation and land grabbing. The group held a protest in front of the St Vincent Street branch of Santander in Glasgow to denounce the Bank’s criminal complicity in the destruction of the Amazon rainforest and the climate emergency.

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COP failure is a crime against humanity. The media must hold world leaders to account

November 01, 2021 by Extinction Rebellion

This morning, COP26 begins in Glasgow. It’s primary goal is to limit average global temperature increases to 1.5˚C above pre-industrial levels. Nothing on the table in the run up to COP26 has resembled a compassionate and functional response to the crisis. The Climate and Ecological Emergency is a Crime Against Humanity perpetrated by the rich and powerful, and the COP process is systematically corrupted by vested interests – national, corporate and financial.

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