Tag: extinction rebellion

Local climate and environmental activists hit back at ‘extremist’ label

In an article penned especially for the Lochaber Times this week, Kate Willis and Andrew Squire, who are both founding members of the local branch of Extinction Rebellion, respond to news that counter terrorism police had branded the national organisation as an extremist ideology alongside such groups as Islamic extremists and Neo-Nazis.

Rural planning rules review given guarded welcome by XR

The Scottish Government’s announcement that it is to review rural planning legislation to tackle depopulation, support local economies and help tackle the global climate crisis has been welcomed by environment campaigners in Fort William.