Monday, April 19News For London

Tag: Extinction Rebellion

Cranbourn Street restores order at the lunchtime

Cranbourn Street restores order at the lunchtime

Environment, extinction rebellion
Today morning a blocking traffic action was going on the central London and Manchester. It was a series of Extinction Rebellion protest in this quarter. In London, near the Leicester tube hub station, 25 climate change demonstrators sat in the middle of Cranbourn Street. As Oliver, one of the members of the demonstration, described: " very early this morning, we glued a lot of concrete-block on the road, I think. A lot of people glued themselves on the block and they dropped the road with this truck you can see here with the ban says, AIR POLLUTION KILLS 25 LONDONERS EACH DAY. The focus of this action was to raise awareness of the dangerous level of air pollution in many streets of central London.” The protestors who wore gas masks and adorned hi-vis suits would like the gover
‘The Air We Grieve’: Extinction Rebellion block a central London road to demand Action on deadly levels of air pollution in London

‘The Air We Grieve’: Extinction Rebellion block a central London road to demand Action on deadly levels of air pollution in London

Breaking News, Climate, Environment, Extinction Rebellion
  Extinction Rebellion protesters have blocked Cranbourne Street outside Leicester Square Station to demand the next government tackles “deadly levels of air pollution” in the capital. The demonstration, called 'The Air We Grieve', involved 25 breeze blocks glued to the road to symbolize the number of Londoners who died each day as a result of air pollution. ‘Three Demands Bill’ Extinction Rebellion is asking all candidates to support the 'Three Demands Bill' and act now to protect our families, communities and the environment. The 'Three Demands Bill’ calls for the following: 1.Tell the truth: declare a climate and ecological emergency and communicate the urgency for change, including working with media and other institutions 2.Act now: halt biodiversity loss and
Police arrested 7 protesters who blocked central London road to demand action on air pollution

Police arrested 7 protesters who blocked central London road to demand action on air pollution

Breaking News, Climate, Extinction Rebellion, ReportingWeek2
Extinction Rebellion protesters glued 25 breeze barricades to the road to symbolize 25 Londoners who are killed each day by air pollution, while 6 of them glued their hands to concrete blocks. Extinction Rebellion activists staged a demonstration called “The Air We Grieve” in London this morning. They blocked Cranbourne Street outside Leicester Square Station. This road was chosen because of its "high levels of air pollution.” A small truck used as a roadblock was engraved with the slogan: "Air Pollution Kills 25 Londoners Each Day”. According to Extinction Rebellion, 2 million people in London live in illegal air pollution, including 400,000 children. And toxic air kills 28,000 to 36,000 people every year across the UK. This protest, which is part of the Election Rebellion, ai