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Ireland A climate action march set to take place in Dublin as Extinction Rebellion Ireland launches Rebellion Week

12:30  07 october  2019
12:30  07 october  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

'Our aim is to get people arrested': Climate activists gear up for week-long protest on streets of Dublin

  'Our aim is to get people arrested': Climate activists gear up for week-long protest on streets of Dublin 'Our aim is to get people arrested': Climate activists gear up for week-long protest on streets of DublinMembers of the Extinction Rebellion group will set up roadblocks and a campsite from midday next Monday for what is being described as a week-long “festival of civil disobedience”.

Extinction Rebellion Ireland activists carry a coffin through Dublin on 3 March 2019 to mark World Wildlife Day I’m an active member of Extinction Rebellion South Australia, predominately in the arts group, and We want Europe to put in place a truly ambitious policy, respecting the Paris agreements.

Extinction Rebellion Ireland is planning a week -long campaign of civil disobedience. The disruption seeks to shine a light on climate breakdown and the biodiversity crisis and will see Extinction Rebellion Ireland (XRI) members join like-minded groups in other cities to stage an international

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Climate change protest © Conor Healy / Picture It Photography Climate change protest

A protest is set to take place in Dublin today in a bid to urge the government to act fast to stop climate emergency.

Extinction Rebellion activists will set off on a “Climate March” at 1pm from the gates of Dail Eireann to kick off their "Rebellion Week" as part of a global wave of climate change protests.

Members of the movement will be setting up camp in an as of yet unknown location in the Dublin City Centre which will see talks, workshops and entertainment, as well as serve as a base from where they will embark on daily non-violent direct actions throughout the city.

Extinction Rebellion begins week of action with march through Dublin

  Extinction Rebellion begins week of action with march through Dublin Extinction Rebellion begins week of action with march through DublinThe activists are preparing to set up camp in Merrion Square Park and plan various events for the week ahead.

Image. Extinction Rebellion protesters carrying a casket during the mock funeral for fashion last month.CreditAlexander Coggin for The New York Times. LONDON — Last month, on the final day of London Fashion Week

Extinction Rebellion (abbreviated as XR) is a socio-political movement with the stated aim of using civil disobedience and nonviolent resistance to compel government action on climate breakdown

A spokesperson for the group said: “Even here in the rich world, we face imminent and growing danger. We are the last generation who can act to fight this crisis. It’s now or never.”

 

a group of people on a street: Extinction Rebellion, started last year by British academics, ended 11 days of massive disruptions in London by targeting the financial district known as the City. Activists, who are calling for zero emissions by 2025, say investors and traders in the district are making huge profits at the environment's expense.
Extinction Rebellion in London (Deutsche Welle)

Extinction Rebellion is demands that the government should add immediately to stop Shannon LNG Terminal plus any new fossil fuel infrastructure

They added: “The government must act in accordance with the scientific evidence and immediately stop the U.S. Fracked Gas Terminal in Shannon plus any other new fossil fuel projects in development.

“All public capital for such projects should immediately be redirected to developing renewable alternatives in a globally just context.”

Locals have been warned to expect traffic disruption in Dublin City Centre and public transport operators will be working alongside the gardai to monitor the situation, RTE reports.

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Image. Extinction Rebellion protesters carrying a casket during the mock funeral for fashion last month.CreditAlexander Coggin for The New York Times. LONDON — Last month, on the final day of London Fashion Week

Members of Extinction Rebellion (XR) Ireland will set up roadblocks and a campsite from midday for what is being described as a week -long “festival of The letter of support states that the academics “will not tolerate the failure of this or any other government to take robust and emergency action in

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Extinction Rebellion activists bring protests to Penneys and Brown Thomas .
Extinction Rebellion activists bring protests to Penneys and Brown ThomasEXTINCTION REBELLION ACTIVISTS brought the protest to Penneys and Brown Thomas stores in Dublin, staging their own fashion show on O’Connell Street this afternoon.

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