climate protests - updates

Rappler's latest stories on climate protests


Global climate 'rebellion' sees mass arrests and blocked roads

Oct 08, 2019 - 1:16 PM

Extinction Rebellion is demanding governments drastically cut the carbon emissions scientists have shown cause devastating climate change

EXTINCTION REBELLION. Extinction Rebellion activists shout slogans at a gathering in Sydney on October 8, 2019. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

Global climate protests peak in U.S. as U.N. talks falter

Sep 09, 2018 - 8:49 AM

'Alternative Energy, not Alternative Facts,' reads one slogan, while another – more blunt – says, 'More Science, Less Bullshit'

CLIMATE PROTEST. A woman dressed as a tree with the group The Forgotten Solution poses for a picture at Civic Center Plaza after marching at the 'Rise For Climate' global action on September 8, 2018 in downtown San Francisco, California. Photo by Amy Osborne/AFP

Climate pledges, mass marches ahead of UN summit

Nov 28, 2015 - 8:00 AM

As activists prepare for marches ahead of a key climate summit in Paris Canada and the 53 nation Commonwealth bloc announce billions of dollars in environmental aid

FOR THE EARTH. Environmental activists hold placards and banners during the Brussels Climate March in Brussels, Belgium, 21 October 2015. The march was held to deliver demands on environmental policy ahead of the UN Conference on Climate Change, which is to be held in December 2015 in Paris. Photo by Laurent Dubrule/EPA

Global rallies to kick off Paris climate talks

Nov 27, 2015 - 8:01 AM

Tens of thousands of people around the world are expected to rally this weekend to put pressure on the Paris climate talks which will open under tight security on the heels of France s worst terror attacks

RALLY FOR PARIS. Environmentalist pose in front of the Brandenburg Gate with a mock-up of the Eiffel Tower calling for people to join the global climate march ahead of the Paris COP21 Climate talks on November 26, 2015 in Berlin. Odd Andersen/AFP