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protesters prepare to leave marble arch

Extinction Rebellion heads for protest finale in City of London

Climate change activists plan to cause rush hour disruption in London’s financial district on Thursday before they bring an end their climate “rebellion” that has led to protesters occupying sites across London for more than a week.

the extinction rebellion camp at marble arch in central london

Support for Extinction Rebellion soars after Easter protests

Since the wave of protests began more than a week ago, 30,000 new backers or volunteers have offered their support to the environmental activist group. In the same period it has raised almost £200,000 – mostly in donations of between £10 and £50 – reaching a total of £365,000 since January.

a name plate marks a place for the absent prime minister as caroline lucas and jeremy corbyn meet greta thunberg

Greta Thunberg condemns UK’s climate stance in speech to MPs

The 16-year-old Swedish student, who sparked a global youth-based movement when she began a “climate strike” outside Sweden’s parliament last year, gave a typically blunt speech. She told MPs: “This ongoing irresponsible behaviour will no doubt be remembered in history as one of the greatest failures of humankind.”

the panel at the event also included the green party mp, caroline lucas, right

Greta Thunberg backs climate general strike to force leaders to act

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, has given her support for a general strike for the climate, saying the student movement she inspired needs more support from older generations to ensure politicians keep their promises under the Paris agreement.

greta thunberg addressed protesters at the marble arch site

Humanity is at a crossroads, Greta Thunberg tells Extinction Rebellion

Governments will no longer be able ignore the impending climate and ecological crisis, Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate activist, has told Extinction Rebellion protesters gathered at Marble Arch in London.

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