A senior member of the shadow cabinet has criticised Scotland Yard’s plans to push for the prosecution of more than 1,100 Extinction Rebellion protesters.
Thousands of students are taking to the streets to demand action on climate change and call on the Government to teach children about the threat it poses.
Police will be better prepared for any upcoming Extinction Rebellion protests in the capital, Britain’s most senior officer has said.
People must rethink how to produce food and look after nature, campaigners urged as a new UN study outlined the damage being done to the natural world.
Climate change protests across the capital cost police an extra £7 million and put a “huge strain” on the force, Britain’s most senior officer has said.
Members of campaign group Extinction Rebellion said “the rebellion has to continue” after a “disappointing” meeting with Environment Secretary Michael Gove.
Climate campaigners who brought 10 days of disruption to central London are to meet Environment Secretary Michael Gove on Tuesday to discuss their concerns.
MPs will vote on Wednesday whether to declare an environmental and climate emergency following mass protests over political inaction in addressing the crisis.
Extinction Rebellion are camping out in trees in Colne Valley to the north-west of London to prevent them being felled for the HS2 development.
More than 100 people took part in an Extinction Rebellion protest which saw them hold a bicycle go-slow over the Tyne Bridge.
The end of the 10 days of climate change protests by Extinction Rebellion activists has been marked by what appears to be a Banksy mural.