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Activists gathered in San Francisco Thursday for a socially distanced protest targeting asset manager BlackRock. News
Climate Protesters Call Out 'Hot Air' of Financial Giant During BlackRock Annual Meeting
"The time for rhetoric and baby steps is long gone. BlackRock has to make substantial changes to its entire investment model in order to be the climate leader it claims to be."
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The climate advocacy movement Extinction Rebellion on Monday filled up Trafalgar Square in London with more than 2,000 children's shoes. News
'One Crisis Doesn't Stop Because Another Starts': 2,000+ Kids' Shoes Form Climate/Covid Protest in London
"Many young people feel suffocated by fear of what is to come," says an Extinction Rebellion Youth activist, "and now with this pandemic maybe others will start to understand our fear for the future."
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Cyclists travel in central London on May 12, 2020, during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The British government on Monday published what it said was a "cautious roadmap" to ease the seven-week coronavirus lockdown in England, notably recommending people wear facemasks in some public settings. News
'The Future We Want': London Joining Global Trend of Car-Free Streets to Cut Pollution, Fight Covid-19
"London's road to recovery cannot be clogged with cars," says Mayor Sadiq Khan.
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A 19th-century engraving imagining William Shakespeare's family life. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons) Views
Shakespeare Got Through It. We Will, Too.
Creative people will not only survive, they will create.
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Greenpeace UK shuts down Barclays branch News
Activists Urging Barclays to 'Stop Funding the Climate Emergency' Shut Down Nearly 100 Branches Across UK
"It's time Barclays pulled the plug and backed away from funding fossil fuels for good," said a local Greenpeace campaigner.
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Campaigners News
'Groundbreaking Result for Climate Justice': UK Appeal Court Rules Plans for Third Runway at Heathrow Airport Illegal
Celebrating the win, campaigners declared that "no airport expansion is compatible with a #ClimateEmergency."
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Greenpeace News
Greenpeace Greets New BP CEO by Shutting Down London Headquarters With Oil Barrels and 500 Solar Panels
"Their new CEO needs to accept that if BP wants to keep trading in the twenty-first century, they need to switch to 100% renewable energy."
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A display shows a facial recognition system for law enforcement News
'Breathtaking Assault on Our Rights': Privacy Advocates Decry London Police Plan to Use Live Facial Recognition Cameras
"This decision represents an enormous expansion of the surveillance state and a serious threat to civil liberties in the U.K."
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Bill de Blasio and Sadiq Khan News
London and NYC Mayors Call on Every Major City in the World to Divest From Climate-Destroying Fossil Fuels
"Instead of having to move cities, let's move money!"
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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a rally in Stainton Village in Middlesbrough, on the last day of General Election campaigning. News
'Take Nothing for Granted': On Eve of UK Election, Tightening Polls Mean Anything is Possible
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn told voters he was giving them a "message of hope."
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