As UK climate protest grows, Emma Thompson, teen joins in

  1. Activists across London, United Kingdom has held demonstrations to highlight dangers of climate change. The protests have been organised by Extinction Rebellion.
  2. Extinction Rebellion is an international protest group that uses non-violent civil disobedience to campaign on environmental issues. They protest against politicians who ‘have failed us’, to provoke radical change that will halt a climate emergency.
  3. Extinction Rebellion have called for non-violent civil disobedience to force the British government to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025 and stop a global climate crisis.
  4. Recently, demonstrations against climate change had been organised across several cities in Switzerland. The demonstrations were organised by an alliance of green activist groups in Switzerland, including Greenpeace, Swiss Youth for Climate.