More Extinction Rebellion protests to disrupt Nottingham rush hour this week

Environmental activists aiming to bring London to standstill

Workers at Shell were prevented from leaving the building after members of Extinction Rebellion superglued themselves to the entrance of their office, just before lunchtime too. So far the police appear to be tolerating it, but the organisers say this is far from a one-day event.

Norwich members of environmental group Extinction Rebellion stopped traffic in London today as part of worldwide climate change protests.

But Shell's headquarters in Lambeth, southeast London, became targeted.

The movement, which is demanding the British government takes urgent action on climate change and wildlife declines, has received support from actress and activist Emma Thompson and former archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams.

Trees and trucks were used to block the busy Thames crossing as the protests kicked off.

Campaign group Extinction Rebellion posted pictures of activists walking on the road on Twitter and said: "We have taken Waterloo bridge!"

Others were present in Parliament Square where they unfurled banners, held up placards and waved flags as speakers gave speeches on stage.

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Yen Chit Chong, from Extinction Rebellion in London, said: "This is our last best shot at survival".

They want the government to call a climate state of emergency and they're taking direct action. They plan to engage in acts of non-violent civil disobedience against governments in capital cities around the world.

"We are still in this position, and still facing this crisis", she said.

"We've got 12 years to act before there is irreversible damage to the environment and we start to see catastrophic changes".

While organisers encouraged people to set up camp in Hyde Park overnight into Monday, they have been warned they could be breaking the law by doing so is an offence under Royal Parks legislation. No arrests have been made.

A spokeswoman for The Royal Parks said Extinction Rebellion had not asked for permission to begin the protest in the park and that camping is not allowed.

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