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UK: 'Teach climate truth' - Extinction Rebellion targets Department of Education

United Kingdom, London
October 21, 2019 at 15:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists continued their actions in London, on Monday. Activists stenciled "teach climate truth," onto the Department of Education building, in Westminster.

Teachers took part in the protest that coincided with half term, including one geography teacher who said the topic of climate change was "barely in my curriculum." They demand that the curriculum should teach how to achieve net zero emissions by 2025, as well as a complete stop to biodiversity loss.

Police presence was minimal and the activists, in agreement with the police, cleared the road after their action was complete.

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Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists continued their actions in London, on Monday. Activists stenciled "teach climate truth," onto the Department of Education building, in Westminster.

Teachers took part in the protest that coincided with half term, including one geography teacher who said the topic of climate change was "barely in my curriculum." They demand that the curriculum should teach how to achieve net zero emissions by 2025, as well as a complete stop to biodiversity loss.

Police presence was minimal and the activists, in agreement with the police, cleared the road after their action was complete.

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