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  • Extinction Rebellion climate protesters march through London behind a big green banner proclaiming 'Rebel for life'

    The Paris Agreement always needed Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg

    Extinction Rebellion’s climate protests signal a moment of hope, writes IIED director Andrew Norton. Big shifts rarely happen without a major challenge from people demanding action

    24 April 2019 | Blog | Climate change
  • Growth of China’s 'green public sphere' brings hope and opportunity

    It all started with a stroll. In 2007, residents of Xiamen, in Fujian province, decided they didn’t want a company that made a harmful chemical called paraxylene in their city. Using text messages they arranged peaceful demonstrations. The strolls soon spread into vast street protests and before long the local government had responded to their calls and relocated the chemical plant.

    26 March 2012 | Blog | Green economy
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