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    100+ Arrested in London Extinction Rebellion Protests

    100+ Arrested in London Extinction Rebellion Protests

    More than 100 people were arrested during ongoing climate change protests in London that brought parts of the British capital to a standstill, police said Tuesday. Demonstrators had started by blocking off a bridge and major central road junctions on Monday at the start of a civil disobedience campaign that also saw action in other […]

    6,000 Climate Activists Block 5 London Bridges, Demand Urgent Action

    6,000 Climate Activists Block 5 London Bridges, Demand Urgent Action

    On Saturday, More than 6,000 climate activists shut down five bridges in Central London. The protest, organized under the banner of Extinction Rebellion to call for urgent action on climate change, was the first to intentionally block the bridges “in living memory,” the group reported. The mood was festive as demonstrators from around London held […]

    Floating Bicyclist Sweeps Plastic From London Waterways

    Floating Bicyclist Sweeps Plastic From London Waterways

    One plastic bottle at a time, adventurer Dhruv Boruah pedals up and down England’s rivers and canals not only to collect waste but to also raise awareness about the planet’s growing plastic problem. The 35-year-old former management consultant, who now heads The Thames Project, picks up plastics and other debris from waterways every three weeks, […]

    World’s Largest Battery and Rapid-Charge Network Launches to Accelerate EV Adoption

    World’s Largest Battery and Rapid-Charge Network Launches to Accelerate EV Adoption

    London-based Pivot Power unveiled plans to build the world’s first national network of grid-scale batteries and rapid-charge stations across the UK to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption and to usher in low-carbon transport. The ambitious £1.6 billion ($2.1 billion) initiative consists of 50-megawatt batteries constructed at 45 sites around the country and located near towns […]