In the media

In the media2021-04-14T16:33:09+00:00

Open letter: Sadiq is talking tough on climate – but actions speak louder than words

On 12 April 2021, Left Foot Forward published an open letter from XR Greenwich and XR Newham asking the London Mayor cancel the Silvertown Tunnel.

‘Newham MPs urged to back climate emergency bill’

Extinction Rebellion Newham member Mike Bold has urged Newham's members of parliament to back the climate and ecological emergency bill

On 8 April 2021, Newham Recorder reported our actions and outreach activity urging Newham MPs Lyn Brown (West Ham) and Stephen Timms (East Ham) to back the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill.

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‘Extinction Rebellion campaigners demand action in protest outside Newham Council’s Royal Docks HQ’

On 1 June 2020, Newham Recorder reported our socially-distant protest calling on the council to prioritise a green recovery to create a better future for everyone.

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‘Extinction Rebellion target Canadian pension fund in London City Airport expansion plan protest’

On 12 February 2020, Newham Recorder reported an action to demand a halt to airport expansions, targeting one of the main investors in the expansion of London City Airport, which lies at the south of the borough of Newham.

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‘Newham Extinction Rebellion activists give politicians yellow card with help of 1966 World Cup winners statue’

On 3 December 2019, Newham Recorder reported an action which used The Champions, a famous statue in Newham’s East Ham, to take part in a national 12 days of crisis campaign.

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‘Newham schoolchildren on climate strike call for urgent action to save the planet’

On 20 September 2019, Newham Recorder reported the climate strike at Newham’s Westfield shopping centre where protesters held placards aloft as they departed from the Stratford Centre heading to Parliament Square. East Ham MP Stephen Timms visited our stall during the day of action.

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