Climate change

Friday, August 16, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019

Council criticised over plans to limit student climate strikes

Council criticised over plans to limit student climate strikes

Edinburgh City Council has faced criticism over plans to allow students just one day off school to protest for action on climate change.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic for climate change summit

Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic for climate change summit

The 16-year-old climate change activist will sail in a high-tech yacht to avoid greenhouse emissions but columnist Brendan O'Neill has branded the crossing a stunt.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Monday, August 12, 2019

Goldsmiths University bans beef to combat climate change

Goldsmiths University bans beef to combat climate change

The college has banned beef and will phase out single-use plastics as part of 'urgent action to cut carbon use'.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protester: Government should be on trial

Extinction Rebellion protester: Government should be on trial

A former banker turned Extinction Rebellion protester has faced court for his role in the April mass demonstrations.

Brendan O’Neill: UN climate report ‘typical green miserablism’

Brendan O’Neill: UN climate report ‘typical green miserablism’

The Spiked Online editor slammed a new UN report calling for consumers to switch to more plant-based diets.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Piers Corbyn: Met Office guilty of ‘climate fraud’

Piers Corbyn: Met Office guilty of ‘climate fraud’

Astrophysicist Piers Corbyn says Met Office research that shows rising planet temperatures is "completely dishonest."

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Global warming ‘very likely to accelerate’, says professor

Global warming ‘very likely to accelerate’, says professor

Dr Michael Byrne has told talkRADIO that global warming will "very likely accelerate" in response to a new UK climate report.

Julia Hartley-Brewer dubs environmentalists ‘doomsday cult’

Julia Hartley-Brewer dubs environmentalists ‘doomsday cult’

The talkRADIO host called climate change activists members of a “doomsday cult” in a fiery debate with Green Party peer Baroness Jenny Jones.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

Latest round of Extinction Rebellion protesters face court

Latest round of Extinction Rebellion protesters face court

A group of 27 Extinction Rebellion activists have faced court as the system continues to deal with those arrested during April protests.

Extinction Rebellion designs to be displayed at V&A

Extinction Rebellion designs to be displayed at V&A

The exhibition shows how the environmental campaign group has designed its visual identity.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Deadly heatwave could reach record-breaking 39 degrees

Deadly heatwave could reach record-breaking 39 degrees

The heatwave has continued to smash records, with a record July temperature of 38.1 degrees being reached at Cambridge.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Piers Corbyn: Climate change is a 'false narrative'

Piers Corbyn: Climate change is a 'false narrative'

Jeremy Corbyn’s older brother has claimed that climate change is "utter nonsense" as environmental activists stage protests across the country.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters clog up courts

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters clog up courts

Courts are preparing for an influx of Extinction Rebellion protesters who were arrested during demonstrations earlier this year.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Sir David Attenborough presents climate change evidence to MPs

Sir David Attenborough presents climate change evidence to MPs

The 93-year-old naturalist told Parliament's Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee climate change will bring "social unrest".

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

Extinction Rebellion to vote on Heathrow drone shutdown

Extinction Rebellion to vote on Heathrow drone shutdown

The protest group will carry out “day after day” of disruptive protests if members vote in favour of flying drones at Heathrow Airport.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal, says Tory MP

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal

Conservative MP Peter Bottomley has praised Foreign Office minister Mark Field for removing a protester from a dinner in London on Thursday night.

Mark Field suspended after physically removing protester from event

Mark Field suspended after physically removing protester from event

Mark Field suspended after physically removing protester from event

Tory MP Mark Field has been suspended as a minister while investigations take place into the Mansion House incident, Downing Street said.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Radiohead donates money from leaked music to Extinction Rebellion

Radiohead donate money from stolen music to Extinction Rebellion

Radiohead donate money from stolen music to Extinction Rebellion

The band is releasing a haul of unheard music in aid of the environmental activism group, after they were hacked and asked to pay a ransom.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019

Most Britons ‘confused’ about climate change, study says

Most Britons ‘confused’ about climate change, study says

Three quarters of the UK population believe climate change is the biggest crisis facing humanity - but many are “confused” about how they can help.

Extinction Rebellion

Heathrow Airport slams 'reckless' drone protest plans

Heathrow Airport slams 'reckless' drone protest plans

A spokesperson said plans by climate change activists to fly drones at the airport could "endanger lives".

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Rats will 'thrive' in face of environmental destruction, study says

Rats will 'thrive' in face of environmental destruction, study says

Rats and rodents are likely to thrive as a result of environmental destruction, according to researchers at the University of Southampton.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Climate change was mentioned on British TV less times in a year than cats, picnics and cake, analysis has found.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Up to a million species at risk of extinction, study warns

Up to a million species at risk of extinction, study warns

Up to a million species at risk of extinction, study warns

Up to a million species of plants and animals are at risk of extinction, a new study has warned.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Two-thirds of Britons agree there is a climate emergency

Extinction Rebellion lawyer: Children 'unlikely to have a good future'

Extinction Rebellion lawyer: Children 'unlikely to have a good future'

A lawyer for activist group Extinction Rebellion has claimed unless action is taken on climate change, children are "unlikely to have a good future".

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

An artwork that has appeared in Marble Arch, London could be worth more than £1 million, according to a Banksy expert.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Sadiq Khan

'We see you as allies' Sadiq Khan tells Extinction Rebellion

'We see you as allies' Sadiq Khan tells Extinction Rebellion

The London Mayor met with the climate change activists after they staged a 10-day protest in the capital.

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Jonathan Bartley, the co-leader Green Party, has said that he welcomes Labour’s call for a vote to declare a climate emergency.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

A climate change activist has said that the Extinction Rebellion protests have put the “crisis of climate breakdown at the heart of the media agenda”.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

The chief executive of Friends of the Earth has said that he supports the Extinction Rebellion protests in London because people “have to do more than just signing petitions” to stop climate change.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists will end their demonstrations in central London after days of protests.

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

The shadow home secretary told climate change activists they had done an "amazing job" in drawing people's attention to the "climate emergency".

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

PM ‘empty-chaired’ as teenage climate activist meets party leaders

PM ‘empty-chaired’ as teenage climate activist meets party leaders

PM ‘empty-chaired’ as teenage climate activist meets party leaders

Theresa May has been "empty-chaired" by organisers of a politicians' round-table with the Swedish teenager behind a global wave of youth climate change protests.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Police

Police boss 'disappointed' by dancing officers at climate protest

Police boss 'disappointed' by dancing officers at climate protest

Dancing police officers at last night’s climate change protest in London have left their boss feeling "disappointed".

David Davies: Climate protests stop people ‘earning daily crust’

Climate protests stopping people ‘earning daily crust’

Climate protests stopping people ‘earning daily crust’

Conservative MP David Davies has said that the climate change protests in London are stopping people from getting into London and “earning a daily crust”.

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

​​​​​​​Londoners face a fourth day of disruption as environmental protesters vow to maintain roadblocks across the capital despite over 300 arrests.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

XR

Climate change protesters disrupt London's DLR services

Climate change protesters disrupt London's DLR services

Activists from Extinction Rebellion are staging a protest on the Docklands Light Railway in London today.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

The deputy leader of the Green Party has said that environmental protesters, who continue to disrupted traffic in London, are “ordinary people who need to be heard”.

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

More than 100 people have been arrested in London as police deal with continuing climate change protests, Scotland Yard said.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Environmental protesters have threatened to bring London to a standstill as they attempt to disrupt some of the capital's busiest areas and force the government to declare a climate emergency.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Blood

Environmental activists pour buckets of 'blood' outside Downing Street

Environmental activists pour buckets of 'blood' outside Downing Street

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion campaigners have poured fake blood outside Downing Street in protest at the government's approach to climate change.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Wind Turbine

February sunshine prompts green energy rethink

February sunshine prompts green energy rethink

Record-breaking temperatures in February have prompted millions of Brits to think more about their carbon footprint, research has revealed.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Global warming is a ‘threat to God’s creation’, says Church of England

Global warming is a ‘threat to God’s creation’, says Church of England

Global warming is a ‘threat to God’s creation’, says Church of England

The Church of England is to step up its efforts to combat climate change and has recognised "the escalating threat to God's creation from global warming".

Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Climate Change

Children descend on Parliament in climate change demonstration

Children descend on Parliament in climate change demonstration

Thousands of school pupils have gathered in Westminster as part of a nationwide protest against climate change.

Protest

Schoolchildren set to stage walk out in climate change protest

Schoolchildren set to stage walk out in climate change protest

Thousands of children are expected to go on strike from school today as part of a global youth action over climate change.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

‘Extreme weather’ could cause portions of chips to ‘disappear’, says climate change expert

‘Extreme weather’ could cause portions of chips to ‘disappear’, says climate change expert

‘Extreme weather’ could cause portions of chips to ‘disappear’, says WWF expert

Gareth Redmond-King, Head of Climate Change at WWF, has said that “extreme weather” is posing a threat to the British classic of a portion of chips.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Summit

Nearly 200 nations agree new rules to tackle climate change

Nearly 200 nations agree new rules to tackle climate change

Officials from around the world have agreed upon a set of rules on how countries will measure and report their carbon emissions.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Extinction Rebellion activist glues herself to Buckingham Palace gates

Extinction Rebellion activist glues herself to Buckingham Palace gates

An activist from the climate change group Extinction Rebellion glued herself to the gates of Buckingham Palace during a protest in London

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Extinction Rebellion: ‘Unless you’re Donald Trump, there is no doubt climate change is caused by carbon emissions’

Extinction Rebellion: ‘Unless you’re Donald Trump, there is no doubt climate change is caused by carbon emissions’

Extinction Rebellion: ‘Unless you’re Trump, there's no doubt on climate change'

George Barda, the spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion, the group responsible for causing disruption to London traffic this week, has said that “unless you are Donald Trump” there is no doubt climate change is caused by carbon emissions “pumped out” by humans.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Protester

Environmental activists form human road blocks in effort to bring London to a standstill

Environmental activists form human road blocks in effort to stall London traffic

Extinction Rebellion have launched another day of protest action, blocking roads in London in an effort to create gridlock in the capital.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Extinction Rebellion

Climate change activists block bridges across London

Climate change activists block bridges across London

Hundreds of activists have caused disruption in the capital by blocking five major bridges.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

Jamie Kelsey Fry from Extinction Rebellion, a climate change group, has said that his organisation is made up of “the 99%” not “middle-class lefties” and that they have people from “all backgrounds”.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Climate change activists arrested after a series of protests

Climate change activists arrested after a series of protests

Climate change activists arrested after a series of protests

A number of climate change activists have been arrested after staging protests in Westminster, including trying to block Downing Street.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Environmental activists occupy Department for Energy over fracking

Environmental activists occupy Department for Energy in call for 'rebellion' against the government

Environmental activists occupy Department for Energy

A group of environmental activists have occupied the government building for the Department Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, in a protest against fracking.

Burger

There's a 'potent alliance' of people trying to stop others eating meat, says Christopher Snowden

There's a 'potent alliance' of people trying to stop others eating meat

The head of lifestyle economics at the Institute for Economic Affairs has claimed calls for the population to eat less beef and lamb are a result of a "potent alliance" of people trying to stop others from eating meat.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Climate change protesters

Environmental campaigners declare 'rebellion' against the government at London protest

Environmental campaigners declare 'rebellion' against the government

Hundreds of environmental campaigners descended on London's Parliament Square to declare a "rebellion" against the government's "criminal inaction" on climate change.

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