Guest Blog: Haydn Young – Extinction Rebellion – Communicate clearly to gain support

Back again on the London streets since May 1st, Extinction Rebellion (XR) is now planning two weeks of protests. Their aim is to “peacefully occupy centres of power and shut them down”.

Extinction Rebellion brings Westminster to a halt

To mark the start of a new two-week wave of climate action, climate protestors have today blocked traffic and disrupted business across central London

Environmental managers declare climate emergency

The organisation has set a target for carbon neutrality by 2020

Local Government Association declares official climate emergency

The organisation, which represents local government across England and Wales has said drastic action must be taken to avoid ‘runaway global warming and climate breakdown’

Climate emergency: Celebrities call on Boris Johnson to take urgent action

They have written to the new prime minister, urging him to commit to ramp up the policies and investment needed to get Britain on track to reaching its 2050 net zero target

Jeremy Corbyn: Fracking will make hitting 2050 net zero goal ‘impossible’

The Labour Party says even if progress continues at its current rate, the goal will be missed by nearly 50 years

Ofgem hits back at accusation it is failing to prioritise climate emergency

The CBI sai it is concerned the regulator is relying on an ‘outdated policy mandate’ to regulate the industry and set price controls

The Tate paints a troubling picture with climate emergency declaration

The organisation, which manages four famous art galleries in the UK, said it will make the issue of the environment ‘centre stage’

Networks of 7,000 universities declare climate emergency

The institutions have agreed to undertake a three-point plan that includes a commitment to go carbon neutral by 2030 or 2050 at the very latest

Foreign Officer minister suspended after grabbing climate protester  

Around 40 Greenpeace protesters ‘gatecrashed’ the dinner at Mansion House in the City of London yesterday