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Extinction Rebellion to target London's 'institutions of power' in new protests

Climate activists will target Britain's parliament and other institutions of power next week when it restarts large-scale protests for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak.

Climate activists invoke German constitution to sue Merkel government
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Climate activists invoke German constitution to sue Merkel government

German climate activists said on Wednesday they were suing Chancellor Angela Merkel's government over what they say is its insufficient action to tackle climate change, arguing that the failure contravened a constitutional right to "human dignity".

Major states snub calls for climate action as U.N. summit wraps up
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Major states snub calls for climate action as U.N. summit wraps up

A handful of major states resisted pressure on Sunday to ramp up efforts to combat global warming as a U.N. climate summit ground to a close, angering smaller countries and a growing protest movement that is pushing for emergency action.

Judges hear legal case on London police handling of climate protests

Judges hear legal case on London police handling of climate protests

Lawyers for climate change activists in the Extinction Rebellion movement argued in London's High Court Thursday that a police order barring further demonstrations midway through two weeks of planned October protests overstepped the law.

'Look for the laggards' - investors told to target modern slavery

'Look for the laggards' - investors told to target modern slavery

Big investors must look beyond the clamour over climate change and compel companies to tackle modern slavery as well, the head of a United Nations-backed group pushing for responsible investment says.

Climate-change protesters say they will target London's Heathrow Airport

Climate-change protesters say they will target London's Heathrow Airport

The Extinction Rebellion group of climate change campaigners said it planned to hold a protest at London's Heathrow Airport on Friday, opening a new front in its demonstrations that have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital.

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