Scientist in court for handing out leaflet

Physicist Dr Robert Basto will appear at Luton Magistrates Court this week charged with not leaving the airport when requested (bylaw 2.24) after attempting to hand out leaflets alerting people to the climate emergency.  Dr Basto’s arrest took place at London Luton Airport on 18 January 2020, where Extinction Rebellion protesters were preparing to march […]

Ask your MP or Councillor these questions

Are you willing to ask our representatives Climate Crisis questions? Their answers will help the XR Luton Political Group understand their views, helping us shape our actions going forward. We’d like you to contact current and potential MPs and Councillors – find your Ward Councillors here. Let Helena know by email ( xrluton@gmail.com ) of […]

PRESS RELEASE: Luton residents lodge colourful protest against airport expansion

For immediate release The Luton branch of Extinction Rebellion (XR Luton) have raised their objections to Luton Airport’s growth plans in colourful fashion. Protesters attended the latest consultation on the plans dressed as elephants, the grim reaper, air stewardesses and airport ground crew. Facts about the climate impact of aviation were displayed on boards outside […]

Airport Expansion ‘Consultation’ dates

The LLAL Consultations are underway, over 30 presentations to the public across our geographic area, out as far as Aylesbury, Berkhampstead, Cambridge. We’ve been along.. We plan to attend as many of these as we can, drawing attention to the awful reality of airport expansion. We’ve produced a nice simple leaflet, pointing out just a […]