Climate change

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Extinction Rebellion 'regretful' about Tube protest

Extinction Rebellion 'regretful' about Tube protest

The group issued an apology about their protest today on the London Underground, which saw demonstrators dragged from trains by commuters.

Climate activists dragged off Tube train during protest

Climate activists dragged off Tube train during protest

Commuters faced delays this morning after Extinction Rebellion activists glued themselves to London Underground trains.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Celebrities backing Extinction Rebellion call themselves 'hypocrites'

Celebrities backing Extinction Rebellion call themselves 'hypocrites'

More than 100 high profile names have signed an open letter admitting they are "hypocrites" for supporting the anti-climate change movement.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Extinction Rebellion defy police protest ban

Extinction Rebellion defy police protest ban

Officers warned protesters they faced arrest if they continued to demonstrate in London.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Elderly Rabbi arrested at Extinction Rebellion rally

Elderly Rabbi arrested at Extinction Rebellion rally

A north London Rabbi said it was his "religious and moral duty" to stand up for his beliefs at the Extinction Rebellion demos in the city.

Extinction Rebellion plans ‘major disruption’ for Bank of England

Extinction Rebellion plans ‘major disruption’ for Bank of England

Dozens of activists have gathered outside the Bank of England in a bid to cause "major disruption" to the banking sector.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘We have an unfair voting system’

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘We have an unfair voting system’

Zack Polanksi has called to overhaul the voting system in general elections so that voters don't see the Green Party as a "wasted vote".

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Stanley Johnson: 'Uncooperative crusties' is a compliment

Stanley Johnson: 'Uncooperative crusties' is a compliment

He told Extinction Rebellion activists it was a “tremendous compliment” to be called "uncooperative crusties" by the Prime Minister.

Police seize '80 tonnes' of Extinction Rebellion equipment

Police seize '80 tonnes' of Extinction Rebellion equipment

DAC Laurence Taylor tells talkRADIO the Extinction Rebellion protest activity is now "unlawful" as the number of arrests surpasses 500.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Climate protesters request 'ready-to-eat vegan food' from public

Climate protesters request 'ready-to-eat vegan food' from public

Demonstrators are asking the public to send them donations of vegan food, hot water, camping equipment and warm clothes.

PM labels Extinction Rebellion protesters ‘uncooperative crusties’

PM labels Extinction Rebellion protesters ‘uncooperative crusties’

Around 30,000 protesters are expected to descend on London's streets for the Extinction Rebellion protests for action on climate change.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

Pre-wedding blessing for Extinction Rebellion protesters

Pre-wedding blessing for Extinction Rebellion protesters

The pair were blessed on London's Westminster Bridge in the middle of the protest.

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘I’m scared, I want to live’

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘I’m scared, I want to live’

Protesters from the climate change movement told talkRADIO they are rallying today because they are “scared".

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Climate activists use fire engine to spray Treasury with fake blood

Climate activists use fire engine to spray Treasury with fake blood

Extinction Rebellion members used a fire engine to spray 1,800 litres of fake blood over the government building.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Pupils skip school to take part in UK-wide climate change protest

Pupils skip school to take part in UK-wide climate change protest

Hundreds of schoolchildren have taken time off school to take part in climate change protests across the UK.

Green Party leader: 'Crazy' to deny severity of climate change

Green Party leader: 'Crazy' to deny severity of climate change

Jonathan Bartley clashed with talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer over whether children should take time off school to attend climate rallies.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Extinction Rebellion announce plans to block Port of Dover

Extinction Rebellion announce plans to block Port of Dover

Two major roads out of the port are expected to be blocked for four hours by environmental activists on Saturday.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Piers Corbyn: UN guilty of ‘propaganda’ with school programme

Piers Corbyn: UN guilty of ‘propaganda’ with school programme

He said it was “extremely worrying” that thousands of UK students were being taught about climate change in a free programme backed by the UN.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

David Davies accuses The 1975 of hypocrisy over air travel

David Davies accuses The 1975 of hypocrisy over air travel

He questioned the UK band's commitment to the environment and asked whether it plans to travel by air on an upcoming world tour.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes Atlantic crossing

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes Atlantic crossing

The climate activist has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a global warming conference.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Experts predict record Bank Holiday heatwave

Experts predict record Bank Holiday heatwave

The Met Office said a bank holiday heatwave could see temperatures reach 33 degrees and set a new record for the long weekend.

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”.

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