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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# climate protest

This week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Two Extinction Rebellion protesters who locked themselves to Dáil gates in 2019 spared jail
The duo argued that they used ‘non-violent direct action’ because of Government inaction on climate change.
This month
September 2023
Dutch police deploy water cannons against climate activists blocking motorway in major protest
Many protesters had come equipped with umbrellas and donned bathing suits or waterproof coats in preparation for the police water cannons.
This year
Irish climate activist: How my Just Stop Oil arrest gives me hope for the future
Dr Genevieve Shanahan is an Irish lecturer in Cardiff. She explains why she joined Just Stop Oil.
Greta Thunberg fined over €200 for 'disobeying police' at Swedish climate protest
The activist ‘took part in a demonstration that disrupted traffic’ and ‘refused to obey police orders to leave the site’, according to the charge sheet.
Man who threw soup at painting in Cork gallery as a climate protest to pay cleanup costs
Thomas Shinnick pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage to George Atkinson’s Anatomical Study.
Climate protesters sprayed with tear gas at TotalEnergies shareholder meeting in Paris
The protest was mostly peaceful.
Explainer: The story of Greta Thunberg and the small German village on brink of demolition
Here’s a breakdown of the circumstances of the protest in Germany and the activist’s short detention.
Last year
Student climate strikers mark four years of weekly protests outside Dáil
Climate Minister Eamon Ryan described the weekly protests as “inspirational”.
Hundreds of climate campaigners stage protest at COP27 summit
The protesters marched through the conference’s ‘Blue Zone’, which is considered a UN territory and ruled by international law.
Just Stop Oil spray orange paint on four more buildings in London
The group said the buildings were chosen to represent the pillars that support and maintain the power of the fossil fuel economy.
All time
Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building
The environmental campaign group said 1,800 litres of fake blood was used.