Greta Thunberg takes to Extinction Rebellion Stage with Pensioner Arrestee Phil Kingston

Today Greta Thunberg’s European tour took her to London where she delivered an impassioned and empowering speech to the Extinction Rebellion Protestors at the Marble Arch site. Sixteen-year-old Greta entered the solar powered stage with 83-year-old Phil Kingston – an ex-parole officer from Bristol who has been arrested multiple times for the Extinction Rebellion protest. … Continue reading Greta Thunberg takes to Extinction Rebellion Stage with Pensioner Arrestee Phil Kingston

Rebel clergy get arrested and wash feet on Maundy Thursday

During Holy Week, members of Christian Climate Action, who are part of the Extinction Rebellion, washed the feet of members of the public and fellow protestors, as part of a traditional Maundy Thursday ritual replicating Jesus washing the feet of his disciples at the Last Supper. The event was headed up by Rev Helen Burnett, … Continue reading Rebel clergy get arrested and wash feet on Maundy Thursday

Rowan Williams declares support for Christian climate activists

As the Global Rebellion begins, Rowan Williams declares his support for Christian climate activists On Monday, April 15th the Extinction Rebellion’s week of global climate protest begins, with members of the public taking non-violent direct action in capital cities around the world. London will see mass blocking of roads, dramatic art installations, public protest performances … Continue reading Rowan Williams declares support for Christian climate activists

Court cases dropped for Christians charged with climate protests

In recent months, members of Christian Climate Action have made headlines in the UK, as they blockaded roads, blocked entrances to government buildings and glued themselves to the fence outside of Downing Street, all as part of the Extinction Rebellion climate change protest. Eight members of the group have been arrested as part of the … Continue reading Court cases dropped for Christians charged with climate protests