'For many years I was sceptical of nuclear power,' Miss Lights announced. 'Surrounded by anti-nuclear activists, I had allowed fear of radiation, nuclear waste and weapons of mass destruction to creep into my subconscious... I realised I had been duped into anti-science sentiment all this time.' … [Read more...] about What irony! The spokeswoman who quit Extinction Rebellion to fight for the NUCLEAR industry says: ‘Once I understood the facts, I did change my mind’
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The Guardian understands that law changes could include lowering the threshold at which police can place restrictions. One reform could mean that the prospect of “disruption” is enough to impose tough conditions, not “serious disruption” as the act currently states. … [Read more...] about Extinction Rebellion ‘criminals’ threaten UK’s way of life, says Priti Patel
Anyway, XR doesn't need to go down the Parliamentary route. It's already got a political party, the Greens, which has a grand total of one MP. At the last General Election, Corbyn's Labour supported every single demand of both Extinction Rebellion and Black Lives Matter. And we know how that ended — with Labour's worst defeat since the 1930s. … [Read more...] about RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: If Extinction Rebellion and BLM want power, let them stand for election… they would lose whatever credibility they once had
Speaking directly to Clare, Piers said: "What I was most curious about, one of your targets to stop coming out was The Sun newspaper, owned by Rupert Murdoch, in that edition of The Sun, there was a whole page by Sir David Attenborough warning about climate change, the very thing that you accused the papers of not doing and ignoring... … [Read more...] about Piers Morgan accuses Extinction Rebellion co-founder of ‘destroying trees’ as he spots wooden shelving unit at her home
But for XR – and many in the wider environment movement – the action was deemed legitimate and necessary. They argued that much of the rightwing press, owned by a handful of billionaires, have played a key role in downplaying the climate crisis and undermining the structural changes needed to address it – that much of our press, in fact, is far from free. … [Read more...] about Extinction Rebellion: how successful were the latest protests?