Hot weather, Emma Thompson and imminent arrival of Greta Thunberg galvanise support

Extinction Rebellion activists reported an influx of supporters on Friday, as the Easter holiday, balmy weather and promises of support from school strike leader Greta Thunberg injected new momentum into the weeklong climate protest.

Despite more than 100 arrests on Friday, taking the total to 682 by early evening, the demonstration which has blocked four major London landmarks looked set to continue beyond the weekend, with organisers preparing to extend their disruption on Monday to “picnics on the motorway.”

Continue reading…

Read More Extinction Rebellion reports hundreds of people signing up

Facebook Comments