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'Congress Needs to Wake Up': Demanding Lawmakers Declare Climate Emergency, Extinction Rebellion Activists Superglue Themselves to Capitol
"Sorry for the inconvenience, but we're not going back to business as usual until we declare a climate emergency and get climate justice for everyone, everywhere."
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'Act Now. Our Lives Are in Your Hands': Demanding Climate Action, Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down Traffic in Five UK Cities
"We've all read the science, we know the story, the whole phase of denial is over, and if it takes civil disobedience to make a difference, then so be it."
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To Bolster Grassroots Groups' Demands for Climate Action, Philanthropists Raise $600,000 for Extinction Rebellion and School Strikers
"Our climate crisis demands a new paradigm, requiring the phasing out of fossil fuel infrastructure, the phasing in of non-fossil energy sources, and large-scale removal of carbon from the atmosphere."
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Call to Action by Journalists, Academics Urges Americans to Use 'All Nonviolent Means Necessary' to Shut Down Trump Detention Camps
"From abolitionism to Standing Rock, Americans have come together time and again to defy horrific injustice. Now, as the government tries to normalize concentration camps, it is time like never before to target those responsible."
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Extinction Rebellion climate change activists lie on the floor as they perform a mass "die in" in the main hall of the Natural History Museum in London on April 22, 2019, on the eighth day of the environmental group's protest calling for political change to combat climate change. - Climate change protesters who have brought parts of London to a standstill said Sunday they were prepared to call a halt if the British government will discuss their demands. Some 963 arrests have been made and 42 people charged Views
Civil Disobedience and Policing in the Anthropocene
How will the police respond to environmental direct action groups like Extinction Rebellion as climate breakdown reaches critical mass?
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Activists with Extinction Rebellion pepper-sprayed by police as they occupied the Sully Bridge in Paris on Friday. (Photo: Extinction Symbol/Screenshot/via Twitter) News
On 'Hottest Day in History of France,' World Told 'Do Not Look Away' as Police Tear-Gas Climate Campaigners in Paris
"Watch this video and ask yourself," said Greta Thunberg, "who is defending who?"
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Coordinated by Extinction Rebellion NYC, 70 people or more were reported arrested after the group staged a sit-in on Eight Avenue in midtown Manhattan in order to bring attention to the failure of the paper—and that of the journalism industry overall—to adequately report on the global urgency of skyrocketing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, rapidly warming oceans, and all the associated perils that result. News
'Report the Urgency! This Is a Climate Emergency!': 70 Arrested Outside New York Times Demanding Paper Treat Climate Like the Crisis It Is
"This is the biggest crisis in human history. What are we going to tell our children when they ask us: why didn't we do anything to stop it while we still had time?"
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Protesting Against Air Pollution Crisis, Extinction Rebellion Stalls Rush-Hour Traffic in London
Campaigners in the city's southeastern borough carried signs that read "This Air Is Killing Us" and "Let Lewisham Breathe."
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Instead of Bending to Hacker Ransom, Radiohead Donates Proceeds From Stolen Recordings to Extinction Rebellion
"The climate and ecological emergency demands courage, truth-telling, and generosity like never before. We are so grateful to Radiohead for showing us how that's done."
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As Study Shows Methane Emissions 'Vastly Underestimated,' Warnings That US Fracked Gas Export Bonanza Imperils Planetary Stability
"Science confirms that gas is a climate killer."
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