Golfers and You-Tube Stars Attempt to Foil Just Stop Oil

During this week of action, they were joined by scientists and vegans. The scientists marched alongside Just Stop Oil in solidarity, creating at one point 30 separate marches, all across London.

Dr Susi Arnott, 65, a research biologist from London, said this, “The science is in; fossil fuel use is killing our life support systems – but none of the people in power are taking climate breakdown seriously. Even the fossil fuel companies’ own research from decades ago is being ignored, as if you can stop it being true by hiding it in a drawer. I want them to stop lying to the public…We’ve let global heating run on for so long that radical change is inevitable, one way or another. If we act now, human civilization and the biosphere it depends on can survive this, but ‘business as usual’ is taking us all to hell.”
Also in attendance were Animal Rising, a Vegan group which has been making headlines disrupting Horse Races.

Elsewhere around London, a contingent of marchers were surrounded and temporarily stopped by a group of hoaxsters playing a social media prank for clicks. It was a planned disruption, including shirts that read “Just Stop Pissing People Off.” The video footage seemed to show a very strange scene where JSO were surrounded, but remained non-violent and urgent in their message.

Finally, Just Stop Oil made some news at the Golf Open Championship. Although, the disruption did not go as planned. Just Stop Oil were confronted by some of the contestants themselves - who probably - and rightly so, feel threatened. As we’ve learned recently, golf courses have been shut down by XR and it remains an easy target for climate grievances, as they are massively unfriendly for the environment and human water supplies.

 

In Solidarity, Will Regan

 

 

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Will Regan has been a spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion in the US and Declare Emergency. He's editor in chief for the Daily Rebellion and has been arrested 4 times since taking that role.