Budget fails to address the climate crisis

The 2021 Budget just isn’t good enough – that’s the view from Extinction Rebellion Luton Throughout the pandemic the Government spoke of following the science, yet the Budget shows they are not listening to the science behind the climate emergency, or trusting the expertise of those who say drastic action is needed. Commenting on the …

Stop funding Climate Change

Are YOU funding Climate Change? Time to change your Bank Account HSBC have sunk Β£67 billion into fossil fuel projects since the 2015 Paris Climate agreement. It pours Billions into gas extraction in Mozambique and continues to fund coal, gas and oil pollution around the world. From 2016 to 2018 Barclays funded fossil fuel companies …

RoundUp at HomeBase, Luton

C.S.I. EARTH INVESTIGATE HOMEBASE ECOCIDE A Luton branch of Homebase was the target of a protest on Saturday for continuing to sell the potentially deadly RoundUp weed killer. Members of “C.S.I. Earth” taped off an area of the store as a crime scene in a theatrical display to highlight the toxic effects of the RoundUp …

Save Vauxhall Way Trees

XRLuton fully support the “Save Vauxhall Way Trees” campaign. Come along to Wigmore Park on Saturday 18th July, 11am, to meet for Samba Band rehearsal – skills not needed, just a drum or next best thing, or just a willing to take part in related actions πŸ₯πŸ₯πŸ₯ Follow this link to sign the Change.Org petition: …

Saturday 18th – Operation: Mad Hatter

Extinction Rebellion is dedicated to drawing attention to the climate crisis. Here in Luton, the council CHOSE TO DELAY declaration of a climate emergency, rather than join the many councils that have. They are considering a plan, but why wait? [UPDATE: Luton have now declared a climate emergency; BBC coverage here] Then there is the …

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 …