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
As Christmas is rapidly approaching, shoppers are being urged to reconsider buying their annual festive jumper as new survey reveals 12 million jumpers are expected to be bought this Christmas, fuelling micro-plastic crisis.
The Christmas jumper is set to become one of the most infamous examples of fast fashion as it is now revealed to be hugely damaging to the environment and adding to the plastic pollution crisis.
Growing public interest in eco-shopping and sustainability alongside concerns over fast fashion has raised alarm over the problematic popularity of Christmas jumpers, as new report finds a third of young adults in the UK buy a new festive sweater every year.
The survey was published on the 6 December 2019 by the environmental charity, Hubbub, who sample tested 108 Christ...
Air pollution Extinction Rebellion protesters have glued themselves to concrete blocks on Cranbourne Street outside Leicester Square tube station to demand action from the next government this morning.
A sign on a van from this protest blocking the way reads "Air Pollution Kills 25 Londoners Each Day", according to Kings College London.
Protesters wearing gas masks and high-visibility suits lying down the street from 6.45am and holding 25 breeze blocks to symbolize those who lose their lives each day in the demonstration of #TheAirWeGrieve.
Activists from the group said Cranbourne Street has been chosen for its dangerously high levels of air pollution. The data shows 2 million people are living with illegal air pollution in London today, including 400,000
Everyone seems to be travelling to Portugal these days. Indeed, this year the country reported gleefully on another record year for overseas arrivals. Just over 12.7 million foreigners visited the country in 2017 – up 12 per cent year-on-year. Here's why it is proving so popular. Portugal has been recognized by many newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, Condé Nast Traveller, Forbes, The New York Times, El País, CNN, World Travel Awards, the Best Of Wine Tourism, Great Wine Capitals, Catavinum and many more. These awards recognize the country’s tourism excellence.
Lisbon's century-old wooden trams and iron funiculars that still lurch and rumble their way through the city are unique. Wandering from Baixa district to Graça you'll see a very traditional side
A recent psychiatric investigation made by Giovanni Mansueto and Fiammetta Consci revealed interesting information about panic disorder. But what is it? Is the same as a panic attack? Carol, 25 from London, told Westminster World about her experiences, but she preferred to not show her face.
‘We are the last generation that can stop climate change’ - UN Summit, 2018
According to Kristalina Georgieva, the CEO of the World Bank, the younger generation must step up and combat climate change. While world leaders meet at the UN summit in Poland, young activists in the UK are working hard and taking significant steps in dealing with the issue.
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The UN Summit on climate change began Monday, December 3 and will continue until December 14 in Katowice, Poland. The summit, made up of 200 nations, seeks to find viable solutions for cutting emissions and combating climate change.
In the UK, the Committee of Climate Change published its 2017 assessment report, stating the gravity of the situation.
The report said: “Climate change is not only a challenge o
London to get colder as huge blocks of glacial ice arrives along the bank side as a part of an art installation to display the effects of climate change.
Olafur Eliasson confronts Londoner's with the reality of climate change > https://t.co/o6Uh1uTjDz pic.twitter.com/VdYsGNK2Ui
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Olafur Eliasson, Icelandic-Danish artist known for his sculptures and large-scale art installations along with leading geologist Minik Rosing, is bringing 24 giant blocks of ice as a part of an ice-watch installation at Tate Modern, London. The installation, which follows its iterations in Copenhagen and Paris, will serve as a primary reminder of the impact of climate change on the world at large.
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The naturalist, Sir David Attenbourough, is the latest celebrity to call for immediate action on climate change.
Sir David Attenborough | by Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Attenborough spoke at the opening ceremony of United Nations-sponsored climate talks opened in the Polish city of Katowice on December 3, and claims that climate change is humanity's greatest threat in thousands of years. He is acting as a link between the public and policy-makers at the meeting.
Sir David believes that we are facing a “man-made disaster” of global scale. He said: “Leaders of the world, you must lead. The continuation of civilisations and the natural world upon which we depend is in your hands.” "If we don't take action, the collapse of our civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural wo
In Poland’s coal capital, Katowice, experts, environmentalists, scientists, politicians, journalists and leaders from all around the world converge together for the biggest climate change event of the year - COP 24 Katowice, United Nations Climate Change Conference, Poland 2018.
Climate change is inevitable and we can see it happening around us. The world is getting hotter, glaciers are melting and a recent study, as mentioned in the BBC report, suggests that CO2 emissions are on the rise owing to economic growth.
Representatives from around 200 countries have gathered for this two-week conference to discuss the rules and finalize guidelines that will help countries implement the Paris Agreement. The Paris climate agreement, which was adopted at the Conference of Parties (COP) in