Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists scale roof of Scottish Parliament once again. A group of climate activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) climbed onto the roof of the Scottish Parliament building this morning. The group, which uses non-violent direct-action to raise awareness of the climate emergency, unfurled a banner which read: “CLIMATE ASSEMBLY, BE BOLD.” Scotland’s Climate Citizens Assembly, a voluntary body tasked with considering how the country needs to change to respond to climate change. Its members, who have met for six weeks, are due to deliver their findings soon.
Scotsman 4th March 2021 read more »
Extinction Rebellion were originally part of the assmebly, but withdrew over claims the body was too interested in protecting the status quo
Herald 4th March 2021 read more »