Year: 2020

Mineral Hospital redevelopment

Photo: Josh Nicoll Save the Min garden! On Saturday 19th September, Extinction Rebellion Bath held a socially distanced protest in the City Centre, regarding the planning application for the redevelopment of the historic Royal Mineral Water Hospital. The current proposals include the construction of a very large, four storey extension in the open space …

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Emergency on Planet Earth

XR Scientists recently published a free book Emergency on Planet Earth (EPE) online. It gives comprehensive coverage of the science behind the climate and ecological emergency, and has been thoroughly reviewed by a team of scientific experts, from both within the XR Scientists community, and also independent of it. Lead author of EPE is Dr Emily …

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BBC Interviewer Claims Climate & Ecological Emergency Is A Matter Of Opinion

Photo: Mark Ramsay In this interview on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme, Justin Webb conflated opinion about the appropriate measures to take in dealing with the climate and ecological emergency (CEE), with the overwhelming scientific evidence that a CEE exists. As a reminder, the UK Parliament declared a climate and environment emergency in 2019. THAT …

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Free The Truth

On Saturday 5th September, Extinction Rebellion blocked the print works of News Corp, resulting in a number of newspapers being unavailable to buy that day. Shops across the UK were affected, including in and around Bath. For a comprehensive explanation of the reasons behind this action, please see this article by Extinction Rebellion UK: We …

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Video of Rebellion Day 1 (Fri 28th)

This video by Josh Nicoll (website, Instagram) captures the two actions carried out in Bath on Friday 28th August: the banner drop on the A46, and the Esso garage action on London Road.