On Thursday September 21, more than 35 climate activists from Extinction Rebellion Boston (XR) shut down traffic around the financial district to demand that the Healey administration keep their promises to ban new fossil fuel infrastructure.
On Monday September 18, XR Boston demonstrated in the State House with an intricate political theater presentation with 30 performers. This was followed by civil disobedience as some rebels occupied the Governor's Constituents office for two hours until nine arrests were made. During the occupation, they chanted together and sang protest songs in high spirits.
The Harvard environmental law professor stepped down from her role at ConocoPhillips under mounting pressure from climate activists groups, including XR Boston, Climate Defiance and Divest Harvard. Freeman originally denied accusations and maintained she was within Harvard’s conflict-of-interests policies.
10 climate activists from Extinction Rebellion Boston (XR) and Climate Defiance (CD) took over the stage in front of over 150 attendees at the Harvard University Climate Forum. The non-violent activists disrupted a speech by Executive Director of the Environmental & Energy Law Program, Carrie Jenks, as she spoke at 9:20 am.
Climate activists are standing-out in front of the Massachusetts State House to put pressure on Governor Healey, Senate President Spilka, and House Speaker Mariano to commit to no new fossil fuel infrastructure.
Three unrelated, but remarkable stories hit our shelves today so we have a lot to cover. To start with, the British Army was commissioned by racing promoter, Silverstone, to guard their zealous racing enthusiasts’ prize race, the “Grand Prix.” ...