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After Shell CEO Claims 'We Have No Choice' But to Invest in Fossil Fuels, McKibben Says, 'We Have No Choice But to Try and Stop Them'
With "overwhelming evidence that we are on the brink of climate and ecological collapse," executive's comment elicits intense rebuke
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Acting 'On Behalf of Life,' Extinction Rebellion Defies Blanket Ban on Climate Protests in London
"They take these actions to protect an establishment that is criminally negligent in its inaction on ecological and climate breakdown. We rebel against a broken system."
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Citing 'Moral Duty to Take Radical Action,' Over 700 Scientists Endorse Mass Civil Disobedience to Fight Climate Crisis
"We believe that the continued governmental inaction over the climate and ecological crisis now justifies peaceful and nonviolent protest and direct action, even if this goes beyond the bounds of the current law."
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'Stop Funding Ecocide': Extinction Rebellion Protesters Target London Financial District
"The city of London is a preeminent nexus of power in the global system that is killing our world."
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Breastfeeding Mothers at London "Nurse-In" Demand Climate Action as Part of Global Extinction Rebellion
Two hundred women breastfed their babies in front of 10 Downing Street "because their babies aren't safe and because babies all over the world will or already have died because of this crisis."
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'Get On the Streets. And Bring Everybody': Extinction Rebellion Kicks Off Two Weeks of Global Action
"We only get one planet and so we're here to try and defend it."
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'This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like': Outrage as London Police Use Battering Ram to Raid Extinction Rebellion Building
"These tactics are very questionable and are arguably infringing on our rights to peaceful protest, and indeed our efforts to preserve people's right to life."
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'The Planet We Love Is Under Attack': #ShutDownDC Protesters Blockade Capital Streets to Demand Climate Action
"The decisions that are made in this town don't just affect the people in the U.S., they affect the globe every day."
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'No Time Left for Business as Usual': Climate Activists Plan Day of Mass Civil Disobedience to #ShutDownDC
"There's a tremendous amount of power that drives through those streets and parks next to those sidewalks and walks into those buildings. We want them to think about what they're doing with that power."
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'Our Lungs Are on Fire': Climate Campaigners Rally at Brazilian Embassies to Protest Destruction of Amazon Rainforest
"We need governments around the world to speak up against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—and put pressure on him to stop these devastating fires and protect the Amazon."
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