Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion has already won

15 October 2019 12:36

‘I wouldn’t be here if you were a climate denier’. This was William Skeaping, spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion (ER), talking…

Are we heading for a climate apocalypse? Not again

13 October 2019 7:00

I was five years old when the world first ended. That was in 2000, the year that a United Nations…

Extinction Rebellion shouldn’t coax kids out of the classroom

9 October 2019 11:10

I share Extinction Rebellion’s environmental concerns and I’ve previously joined their protests. My friends and colleagues fill their ranks. I…

Extinction Rebellion is a menace

8 October 2019 12:55

It’s tempting to laugh at Extinction Rebellion. I do it myself frequently. Those yoga sessions on Westminster Bridge. The amateur…

Boris Johnson takes on Extinction Rebellion at book launch

7 October 2019 23:14

To the launch of the final volume of Charles Moore’s biography of Margaret Thatcher at Banqueting House. A mix of…

Let’s give Extinction Rebellion protestors what they want

7 October 2019 13:25

Extinction Rebellion’s leaders have arrived in London by fossil-powered train, car and bus – brandishing their mobile phones full of…

Why are our MPs so pathetically in thrall to Extinction Rebellion?

20 June 2019 19:20

Why are MPs so pathetically in thrall to Extinction Rebellion? This morning, while the world was focused on the Conservative…

The trouble with Greta Thunberg

23 April 2019 14:20

In popular mythology Greta Thunberg is a one-girl revolution who has inspired millions of young people into action by being…

The Viz generation is in charge now

23 April 2019 9:44

Unless you were a commuter struggling to reach work last week in London, the antics of Extinction Rebellion were comedy…

The Extinction Rebellion protests are targeting the wrong country

19 April 2019 8:30

In 2007, then-Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd labelled climate change ‘the great moral challenge of our generation’. Rudd is right:…

Extinction Rebellion shouldn’t be given such an easy ride

17 April 2019 13:07

Why is Extinction Rebellion being given such an easy ride? It isn’t hard to imagine the outrage which would rightly…

Behind the scenes at the Extinction Rebellion protest

15 April 2019 15:40

People are protesting on the streets of London again. But this time it’s got nothing to do with Brexit. Instead,…