April 1st: The Day of Extinction Rebellion’s Great Civil Disobedience Uprising

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

h/t Dr. Willie Soon; Mark April 1st in your diary as the day everything changes: Inspired by Suffragettes, Ghandi and Martin Luther King, Extinction Rebellion has announced their intention to recruit 2.3 million non-violent climate activists, to force real climate action.

Extinction Rebellion say they will mobilise 2MILLION protestors to take part in ‘largest act of civil resistance in UK history’ starting in April

  • Extinction Rebellion says it wants to recruit 3.5% of UK population to its cause
  • Group says its activity slowed during pandemic but targets 2022 for a comeback
  • XR wants to mobilise the ‘largest act of civil resistance in UK history’ next April


PUBLISHED: 00:37 AEDT, 24 November 2021 | UPDATED: 03:33 AEDT, 24 November 2021

Extinction Rebellion has pledged to mobilise two million protestors to launch what it says will be ‘the largest act of civil resistance in UK history’ in April next year.

The environmental campaign group made the pledge today after criticising this month’s climate summit, claiming it did not go far enough to tackle the crisis.

The group said that the number of activists taking part in their demonstrations had dwindled during the pandemic but that they hoped to rely on record numbers in 2022. 

In a video which draws on images of the Suffragettes, Ghandi and Martin Luther King, XR spokesperson Nuala Gathercole Lam calls for action and says: ‘When millions of people come together to demand change, governments have no choice but to act. 

‘This is what’s needed now. Let’s do what works – prolonged, disruptive, non-violent civil resistance.’

Read more: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10234059/Extinction-Rebellion-plans-largest-act-civil-resistance-UK-history-April.html

My question: Given Extinction Rebellion’s unfortunate experience last time they tried to mingle with normal people, will the recruitment drive include East London? Or will they stick to recruiting from their base of posh upper middle class elitists?

Another higher quality video is available here.

Update (EW): Extinction Rebellion’s April Uprising Announcement. They forgot to mention the date of the uprising in the video, but you can see it in the video description.

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John Garrett
November 24, 2021 6:04 am

It’ll be an effective method for enumerating the number of climate crackpots in Britain.

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Steve swales
Reply to  John Garrett
November 24, 2021 8:16 am

I haven’t checked yet, but I assume that it’ll coincide with the school holidays. Enrolling gullible kids and students is always an effective way to add to your numbers.

Reply to  Steve swales
November 24, 2021 9:57 am

Someone needs to be nearby handing out “Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide Now!” protest signs and buttons to those gullible kids.

That would be fun to have hundreds of those sprinkled through the crowd and the kids would think they were helping to save the earth.

It’s a sad reflection on the intelligence of today’s youths that I can believe such a troll actually would be successful.

Rich Davis
Reply to  H.R.
November 24, 2021 11:54 am

Three problems:

1) You just gave away the plan
2) No Bolshevik/Ingsoc media types would allow any embarrassing pictures to leak out even if they fall for it,
3) Any independent observer pictures would be labeled as falsified (& thought crime) by the Ministry of Truth “fact” checkers

Not to mention that surely it’s a hate crime to ridicule XR yutes?

Nevertheless, I’m all for it. They seem so incompetent that even giving them four months warning they would probably still fall for it. It would be a hoot!

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Reply to  Rich Davis
November 24, 2021 12:33 pm

Nahhh… Penn and Teller did the Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide petition troll and the idjits still don’t know they were being trolled.

The art, journalism, and “studies” majors still have no clue, especially the jurinalists (Swedish pronunciation) covering the event.

Wait… Okay, switch it up then. “Stop Ocean Acidification NOW! Ban Ascorbic Acid!”

Reply to  H.R.
November 24, 2021 4:07 pm

A few years ago there was a group petitioning to ban DHMO at a climate conference and they got quite a few signatures. I recall it was reported here.

At least one US City Council almost banned it, too.

Reply to  TonyG
November 25, 2021 7:21 am

So the Ban DHMO ploy may have worked more than once?

It wouldn’t surprise me a bit, and I think it would work multiple times at different locations.

Reply to  John Garrett
November 24, 2021 10:31 am

They should all work together and buy a wind turbine. So we know they are serious.

Reply to  bill
November 24, 2021 5:50 pm

Well, the cost is coming down as the unreliable energy fans report when wind and solar intermittent supply is mentioned.

Doug Danhoff
November 24, 2021 6:17 am

Well meaning Stupidity on display …When you mess with someone’s ride to work or home, you will never win their heart to your cause . In the United States, Global Warming often does not make it cut when asked to name the most critical problems to be dealt with….not sure if that includes the UK .
I call this emotional science …As most scientists know emotion is perhaps the most useless tool that can be used in Research.

Reply to  Doug Danhoff
November 24, 2021 7:42 am

Its not well meaning. Its Marxist impostion of minority beliefs, because,of course, they have no grounding in reality so are unsupportable in any reasoned way..

Jean Meeus
Reply to  Brian R Catt
November 24, 2021 7:50 am

its should be it’s, I presume.

Reply to  Jean Meeus
November 24, 2021 10:02 am

Nawww… i’ts alright. As they say, “Its happens.”

Smart Rock
Reply to  H.R.
November 24, 2021 12:53 pm

They dont teach proper English in schools no more. Its a crisis aint it. Kids wont be able to read and write soon.

Reply to  Smart Rock
November 24, 2021 3:51 pm

Kids won’t know what snow is readin’ ‘riting, ‘n ‘rithmatic are.

Wait up……… they already don’t know any of what that is other than it’s RAAAAACCIIISSSSTT!!!!!!

Reply to  Jean Meeus
November 24, 2021 10:57 am

Read as: “Its” is a pronoun for the blob of useful idiots/greens/marxists/bored troublemakers.

“Useful idiots/greens/marxists/bored troublemakers” are not well meaning. “Useful idiots/greens/marxists/bored troublemakers” Marxist impostion of minority beliefs, because,of course, they have no grounding in reality so are unsupportable in any reasoned way..

good unuf?

(You forgot to complain about the two dots at the end (instead of three or four); I can’t twist that part into anything else..)

Rick C
Reply to  Doug Danhoff
November 24, 2021 9:36 am

Maybe some one can organize people to attend these demonstrations and hand out Bill Engvall “I’m Stupid” signs.

Reply to  Rick C
November 24, 2021 10:08 am

I didn’t see your comment, Rick, but I posted a similar suggestion just above, though a bit more subtle.

Seems there at least two of us that hold the intelligence of these protesters in low esteem.

John Bell
November 24, 2021 6:19 am

I thought they WANT us to use public transport? Self immolation would be more effective.

Trying to Play Nice
Reply to  John Bell
November 24, 2021 9:17 am

Send them the Jim Jones playbook.

November 24, 2021 6:20 am

Just one look at todays weather at that web site, and it is clear why XR waits for April.
Will XR boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Feb as Biden is considering?
No wonder Sharma wept at FLOP26′ utter failure – he knows what’s coming!

CD in Wisconsin
Reply to  bonbon
November 24, 2021 3:01 pm

“Will XR boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Feb as Biden is considering?”

I didn’t know XR sent athletes to the Olympics. What sports do XR athletes compete in?

Zig Zag Wanderer
Reply to  CD in Wisconsin
November 24, 2021 3:27 pm

Stupidity. They’re tge gold standard in that.

Jeff Alberts
Reply to  CD in Wisconsin
November 24, 2021 11:06 pm

Bedwetting – Reigning world champs
Sniveling – Tied with any CNN host.
Anti-Science – 4th place in world rankings behind The Biden Administration, the Obama Administration, Liberal Media.

November 24, 2021 6:21 am

So this will all be arranged without using any fossil fuel derivatives, yes?
No use of mobile phones.
No use of glue made from plastics.
No use of public or private transport that uses any type of fossil fuel as a power source.
All clothing will be made from natural fibres.
Etc., etc., etc. …… .
Should be interesting.

Andy Espersen
November 24, 2021 6:31 am

Eric – excellent question re that base of exclusive “posh, upper middle class elitists”. And fresh after a year of devastating disruption to work and production the ordinary public will be even less prepared to put up with their antics.
And just how courageous would these upper class idiots be if exposed to powerful water cannons and rubber bullets, I wonder. They would soon run for cover – home to Mum and Dad.

Reply to  Andy Espersen
November 24, 2021 9:13 am

To be fair, Andy, many of them, to judge from the clip, seem to be pensioners, so “running home to Mum and Dad” would seem problematical.

Ian Magness
November 24, 2021 6:32 am

With mass civil disobedience planned which will disrupt so many people’s lives, it’s time to proscribe XR and related organisations like IB. That way, any evidence that the ringleaders are active should lead to instant arrest and imprisonment and will prevent most of the action taking place. The membership will plummet too. Britain has been far too soft on these loony extremists for far too long.

Reply to  Ian Magness
November 24, 2021 9:19 am

Why would the politicians punish their mindless pawns? The people who are in a position to punish these people are the same people who support and promote the Marxist ideals of these people.

Reply to  Wade
November 24, 2021 12:02 pm

The loony extremists are the ones behind the curtain. Politicians and Extinction Rebellion protesters are just useful idiots on their pay list to create the Big Brother world. It has never been about the climate or gender or black lives only power.

November 24, 2021 6:33 am

april fools

Reply to  billtoo
November 24, 2021 6:50 am

What a perfect day to show the foolishness of their cause and of themselves.


Abolition Man
Reply to  billtoo
November 24, 2021 9:24 am

We need to be very careful here! We are either being punked by XR, or they are stupider than anyone realized!

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Reply to  Abolition Man
November 24, 2021 10:13 am

‘B’. The answer is ‘B’.

Rory Forbes
Reply to  Abolition Man
November 24, 2021 10:16 am

Snap! I was thinking along the same line. New name … ‘The April Fools’ to replace XR.

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Abolition Man
Reply to  Rory Forbes
November 24, 2021 8:04 pm

April Fools’ Jokes is a more complete description!

Reply to  billtoo
November 24, 2021 4:55 pm

They aren’t just April fools, the are also May fools, June fools, July fools, etc.

November 24, 2021 6:38 am

he family of a jailed Insulate Britain protestor have pleaded for donations to help cover his rent costs.
Oliver Rock, from Berkshire, was among nine activists imprisoned after blockading the M25 in defiance of a High Court injunction in November.

Reply to  Vuk
November 24, 2021 7:52 am

These ignorant sociopaths deserve everything bad that happens to them. But the people who organise them behind the scenes deserve much worse. Who are they, where do they live? etc. Cut their gas and electricity? Do they use cars with ICEs? How about active response to direct action. Glue their cars to the road? Glue their front gates shut? Glue them to their cars, etc.

Reply to  Brian R Catt
November 24, 2021 8:38 am

I gather one is wife of a London Transport exec, and another went on months long trip (EuroAsia I assume) in a diesel SUV. Google details if want to know more.

Reply to  Brian R Catt
November 24, 2021 12:06 pm

Ask yourself who can print all it needs to buy/corrupt the system and are above the law. The wizards behind the curtain. Follow the yellow brick road.

Citizen Smith
November 24, 2021 6:50 am

very cringy and hard to watch

November 24, 2021 6:59 am

Go for it and demand a new official holiday named Crackpot Day.

November 24, 2021 6:59 am

“April 1st”

Traditionally, April fools day

Not only is your average XR activist very middle class and wealthy, but when their apparent untouchability disappears and they are eventually jailed for their harassment of the ordinary working bloke…

Insulate Britain protester sets up CROWDFUNDER to help pay his rent while in jail

The sister of a blatant Insulate Britain eco-zealist imprisoned for helping to bring chaos to Britain’s roads has set up a crowdfunder to pay his £700 a month’s rent while he spends Christmas in prison.

Rebel carpenter Oliver Rock has been sentenced to four months in prison for being one of nine activists from the Extinction Rebellion offshoot group that took part in a protest on the M25 on 8 October. But 41-year-old Isabel Rock’s sister claims he has no savings and has set up a crowdfunder to pay his rent while behind bars.”


His father owns a drinks company and says he has other children to consider too.


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November 24, 2021 7:11 am

Why wait till April 1st given the global climate emergency? Feb.1st would be better given the global warming that has already taken place and the ice-free Arctic and end of snow in our times.

Gordon A. Dressler
Reply to  ResourceGuy
November 24, 2021 7:40 am

Hmmm . . . I have advised by many talking heads that humanity has already passed the “point of no return” in terms of FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE.

So, waiting until April 1, 2022, for Extinction Rebellion to rabble rouse seems most appropriate.

Andy Pattullo
November 24, 2021 7:15 am

I suggest they all undergo rigorous survival training in the middle of rapidly warming East Antarctica so they are ready for anything. They should all remember to bring their sunscreen sandals and shorts. I am happy to draw them a map in case they get lost on the way.

M Courtney
November 24, 2021 7:20 am

2.3 Million people is a lot.
The UK population is 67.2 Million people.
They are asking for 3.4% of the population to protest.
It’s somewhat unlikely to happen.

Coach Springer
Reply to  M Courtney
November 24, 2021 8:33 am

They only need 10,000 to create a big problem, 3.4% is on the low side of any British polling for support, and they have the always future King and all the media on their side. It’s all they need to keep the political ball in play.

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Reply to  M Courtney
November 24, 2021 9:14 am

Their logic, so they say is that research has shown that whenever a cause attracts 3.5% support it has never failed.
I guess they can always ask the ipcc to calculate the numbers for them then they can claim 3.5% regardless of the actual numbers involved.

Ian Smith
Reply to  M Courtney
November 24, 2021 9:18 am

The BBC will report it as the 2.3 million that they want so long as they get a reasonable 5000 that can be filmed at a low camera angle.

They will also spent the entire month of March promoting it.

Reply to  M Courtney
November 24, 2021 10:58 am

Simon, Ghalfrunt, Griff and the other cucks will be there.

November 24, 2021 7:41 am

Seems the rational population with jobs need a rapid response organisation to infiltrate the lunatics and get to them before the police do, keep the police away while it is explained to them how much their actions are unwanted and unwelcome, in the traditional way?

John K. Sutherland
November 24, 2021 7:52 am

Export them to Scott Base, Antarctica, so they can practice what they preach. At least identify them publicly, with some background of their privileged upbringing and true lack of hardship, and how they will go back to the ‘good life’ when they think they’ve made their point.
Be well prepared to ‘pepper’ them with excreta, if they do not move.
Thanks for the warning, idiots.

Reply to  John K. Sutherland
November 24, 2021 9:49 am

Apparently some Tories want to send migrants to the Falklands. They say the promise alone should deter. How about using the same accommodation? Argentina might object to using the Malvinas but who knows?

November 24, 2021 8:29 am

Over the past couple of days I spent almost 2 hours listening to Roger Hallam expounding how it will be possible to stop the climate crisis in six months.

Basically his idea boils down to getting several hundred people in prison. He thinks that this will have the same impact as the methods used by the suffragettes and those campaigning for civil rights in the USA. He recommends putting out lots of leaflets. 5,000 leaflets, he claims, will get 40-50 people to attend a meeting. At the meeting 4 people will commit themselves to getting arrested and 2 will go to prison. And this will stop the ‘climate crisis’. On the other hand, I watched a programme this afternoon called ‘Blitz on Britain’. I reckon that if Hitler couldn’t break the spirit of Londoners with thousands of bombs, their spirit is unlikely to be affected by blocking a few roads.
Hallam claims his methods will work in six months. So it will be interesting to see where we are in October next year.

Rod Evans
Reply to  Alba
November 24, 2021 9:38 am

Well his presentation style certainly works. Before he opened up his inner self you may have thought he was someone worth hearing. After just a few minutes you realise he is as thick as mince and completely bonkers.
He would be a natural for the BBC to recruit. He would fit in perfectly.

Jon R
Reply to  Alba
November 24, 2021 10:23 am

I’m gonna write this guy a very large check today!!
There’s no point in trying to deny genius when it standing right in front of you.

Reply to  Jon R
November 25, 2021 3:30 am

I’m happy to write him a large cheque as well.
The fact that it won’t be honoured is not important, he can say that he has support.

Stephen Skinner
Reply to  Alba
November 24, 2021 11:56 am

Roger Hallam is an idiot. That is not an ad-hominem, but an observation.

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Reply to  Alba
November 25, 2021 4:58 am

Londoner’s ain’t what they used to be.

November 24, 2021 8:53 am

Where to start!? We already know that climate activists are going beyond what the IPCC reports claim. Yet here is a group of activists, few of whom (I expect) are qualified to pontificate on the subject, planning to recruit 2 million citizens who likewise are probably misled by extreme activist distortion of what the science does actually tell us is happening/probably will happen to get up the noses of their fellow-citizens …
Has nobody in ER stopped to think this idiocy through? Or is it just possible that this has nothing to do with climate and everything to do with undermining western civilisation? I really think we ought to be told!

Steve Case
Reply to  Newminster
November 24, 2021 9:15 am

Has nobody in ER stopped to think this idiocy through? Or is it just possible that this has nothing to do with climate and everything to do with undermining western civilisation? I really think we ought to be told!

“Hey hey, Ho ho, Western culture has got to go!” The people who chanted that 50 years ago are in charge now. Hard-core left wing operatives have infiltrated most of our institutions.

Here’s a link to a post at Free Republic:

The Sky is Green

As satire goes, it’s a pretty good run-down of what appears to be happening.

Rod Evans
Reply to  Steve Case
November 25, 2021 12:20 am

Steve, I would not consider that a link to satire I would consider that a link to someone who has seen the reality and openly expresses his/her fear for our future.
When 1984 was written, back in 1948 remember, it was classed as a “science fiction novel about a dystopian future”.
Here we are in 2021 a mere lifetime hence and everything in that projection of the future is real. The social norms Orwell presented are here, Winston recognises things are not as they should be. I don’t want to blunt the ending for anyone that has not read it so I won’t go into detail. Suffice to say, the ongoing war that is a feature of the future seems dangerously close too.

Reply to  Steve Case
November 25, 2021 7:22 am

Steve, On the related twitter thread there are a bunch of replies that completely prove the point, too.

Reply to  Newminster
November 24, 2021 9:56 am

Marc Carney, UN Climate Finance czar told everyone, unusually dropping banker-speak- ruthless, relentless focus on NetZero. Is that not clear enough?

Why one might ask? Well Marc Carney also said in plain English – for $150 TRILLION green bubble. Is that not clear enough?

Why now, one might ask?
Well, the City of London is utterly and redeemably bankrupt and that includes WallStreet.
How could they be bankrupt, one might ask? Well, sheer ideological, staggeringly outdated economics, hyper pumping by the FED over years.

Any questions?

Reply to  Newminster
November 25, 2021 5:00 am

Is anybody who is an adherent of Extinction Rebellion capable of thinking anything through?

CD in Wisconsin
November 24, 2021 9:00 am

XR’s demands:


“What are Extinction Rebellion’s demands?The UK group has three core demands:
1) Tell the truth
The government must tell the truth about the scale of the ecological crisis by declaring a climate emergency, “working with other groups and institutions to communicate the urgent need for change”.
2) Net zero emissions by 2025
The UK must drastically cut its greenhouse gas emissions, hitting net zero by 2025.
3) Citizens’ assembly
The government must create a citizens’ assembly to hear evidence and devise policy to tackle the climate crisis.”


The British Parliament has already given in to XR’s 1st demand by declaring a climate emergency. That has not yet been done here in the U.S. that I know of.

If Parliament plans on caving to their 2nd demand, then I suggest that it pass a law which requires the phaseout of fossil fuels in Britain starting on 1 January next year. They still have time to pass the legislation by the end of this year.

When the British economy has collapsed by 2025 and you Brits are all starving to death and/or freezing in the winter cold, be rest assured that you are making those sacrifices for the climate emergency as required by XR.

The problem is when you are all starving and freezing, you probably won’t give a damn about what the climate is doing…..or isn’t doing. But I doubt if XR will care. What scares me is the prospect that it could happen here in the U.S. as well.

Abolition Man
Reply to  CD in Wisconsin
November 24, 2021 9:20 am

I rather like XR’s demands, if one makes a few minor revisions!
1. Tell the truth
Force the government to acknowledge that there is NOTHING dangerous or unprecedented about our current weather OR climate cycles!
2. Net Zero HARMFUL Emissions
Since CO2 isn’t harmful in ANY way until you reach levels that are far beyond our ability with present technologies, let’s concentrate on solving REAL pollution of our air and water!
3. Citizen’s Assembly
An assembly of citizens to hear about the waste, damage and destruction wrought by climate alarmists would be the first step to demanding repayment of monies fraudulently obtained! Maybe we could also go after the hucksters and charlatans that have pushed lockdowns and ineffective, leaky and improperly tested vexxines on humanity!

CD in Wisconsin
Reply to  Abolition Man
November 24, 2021 10:26 am

Sounds good to me Abolition Man. The problem is getting XR to accept it.

Abolition Man
Reply to  CD in Wisconsin
November 24, 2021 1:32 pm

F’em! They deserve to have it rammed down their throats!
I just watched a video on The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity, by the Italian historian Carlo Cipolla; and it seems that someone saw XR, IB, and the whole Climate Cargo Cult coming years ago!!
We have to stop assuming that many of these people are anything but stupid! Some of them are criminals (bandits,) and many are naive; but the vast majority are stupid by his definition, which is that they harm others around them without any benefit to themselves; the very essence of Climastrology!

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Andy H
November 24, 2021 9:01 am

What would the man on the Clapham Omnibus do when XR try and stop him getting home? The same thing as the good and reasonable commuters of Canning Town did when XR stopped their tube trains. A standard has been set. I look forward to more reasonable behaviour by members of the public when XR start protesting again.

Zig Zag Wanderer
Reply to  Andy H
November 24, 2021 3:37 pm

Well, I definitely know what I would encourage the driver of my Clapham omnibus to do if these clowns decided to glue themselves to the road in front of us. Drive slowly forwards, giving them plenty of time to tear themselves free from their self-induced incarceration. If they choose not to, then ho hum.

4E Douglas
November 24, 2021 9:02 am

After this winter, they may find even less support. I suggest instead to protesting by gluing themselves to something they stick out their tongues
to say street lamps and flag poles..I “triple dog dare” them!

November 24, 2021 9:05 am

Here in the US, the leftists are just as crazy. A professor is advising Biden that the best way to unite the country would be to declare war on Republicans.


CD in Wisconsin
Reply to  MarkW
November 24, 2021 10:03 am

“A professor is advising Biden that the best way to unite the country would be to declare war on Republicans.”

From the article:

“Boston College professor Heather Cox Richardson told me, ‘Biden could easily declare war on the authoritarians threatening our democracy..”


Wars are meant to be won when fought. If we are to avoid the violence of war that these academic types are talking about, it is obvious that the Republican Party has to go. The party needs to be disbanded ASAP if they threaten democracy.

While they still are in control of the White House and have the majority in Congress, the Democrats need to pass legislation that outlaws the Republicans and authorizes law enforcement to lock them up if they threaten the power and control of the Democrats. Of course, to make this happen, the Dems must have a Constitutional Convention to rewrite the Constitution to fit their ideology and ensure their grip on power.

The main problem here is that this is how a civil war can start.

I trust I don’t need the sarc tag here.

November 24, 2021 9:08 am

Germany is finally going to have new government and as far as I understand it they are planning to ruin Europe’s premier economy.
Viel Glück damit Freunde!

Reply to  Vuk
November 24, 2021 11:02 am

And send the economy up in smoke – legalizing pot, so it is rumored…
So the EU is part of CA, in sync!

Ian Smith
November 24, 2021 9:21 am

I want to recruit 2 million people to collect a container of piss/slurry/fish guts etc to dump on anyone gluing themselves to raids or buildings.

Reply to  Ian Smith
November 24, 2021 10:27 am

I rather like the fish guts idea, particularly if you get them 3 or 4 days before you intend to use them.

Pro Tip: Wear rubber gloves and a gas mask.

November 24, 2021 9:32 am

Brexit had over 17 million supporters and that was touch and go so 2.3 million has no chance.

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Peta of Newark
November 24, 2021 9:49 am

Quotereal climate action

What is this, What ‘real action’ can you do on weather let alone climate, which it’s patently obvious none of them knows what it really is anyway.

In fact, does ANYBODY really know what ‘climate’ is?

What do these people really want.
Really want

I refer yet again to the track ‘Loaded by Primal Scream’
Peta: Just what is it that you want to do?
Them: Well, we wanna be free, we wanna be free to do what we wanna do
And we wanna get loaded and we wanna have a good time

fine. right. OK.
Everyone wants that.
What do you want that’s different, what’s the fuss all about?

Jon R
November 24, 2021 10:25 am

If you’re single these are great places to get a date. There’s a reason cults are so popular.

November 24, 2021 11:01 am

In my comment (under moderation) on the talk by Roger Hallam, he says he wants to recruit people who are willing to lose their jobs, their homes and their freedom. Whether he’s willing to join them he didn’t say. But he sounds a bit like a modern-day David Koresh. You have to feel sorry for the poor gullible souls he recruits to his cause.

November 24, 2021 11:19 am

Well, isn’t that clever of them? I can only wish a highly localized blizzard to inflict itself upon them, no matter where they are. 🙂

November 24, 2021 11:52 am

Practice sessions for April have been going on already – as this gif shows:

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Rod Evans
Reply to  gringojay
November 25, 2021 12:29 am

I think they call that a mobile bicycle rack……..

Stephen Skinner
November 24, 2021 11:54 am

Here is another example of the how XR understand how the world works, or this case the force exerted by a fire engine hose. Who’d of thought it would be that strong? Also, listen to the ‘narrator’ who keeps going with his ‘message’ even though there isn’t anything of any substance.

Zig Zag Wanderer
Reply to  Stephen Skinner
November 24, 2021 3:41 pm

People can be very badly hurt by one of those. Unfortunately none of them were.

November 24, 2021 1:09 pm

Transposition progression. Ironically, a rebellion for extinction. #HateLovesAbortion

November 24, 2021 2:09 pm

Isn’t the First of April, April Fool’s Day. How Appropriate.

John the Econ
November 24, 2021 2:17 pm

Once again, comparatively affluent people who have only known material comfort for most if not all of their lives without having to work particularly hard for it if at all arrogantly inflict their political vanity upon those who do have to work go get by.

Once America gets “Universal Basic Income”, it will be inflicted with this insanity everywhere as well.

John the Econ
Reply to  Eric Worrall
November 25, 2021 12:10 pm

Eric, that is not an unreasonable suspicion. Millions more than before have been relieved of the burden of having to work in order to sustain basic human needs. And what has happened subsequently was entirely predictable; inflation, degraded economic efficiency, and social unrest. Many will choose a lower standard of living in exchange for the luxury of unencumbered free time. And then many will use that time to complain about how they don’t have as much as others seem to.

After a period of time, the whole country will start to resemble Portland.

Curious George
November 24, 2021 2:30 pm

Useful idiots needed.

Edward Katz
November 24, 2021 5:58 pm

It’s fitting that they’ve chosen April 1 for this event because they’re fooling themselves by believing it will cause either governments, consumers, businesses or industries from taking any more climate action than they were before.

Craig from Oz
November 24, 2021 7:30 pm


You mean this guy?

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Also, while real world has – to our best knowledge – never nuked anyone, he never actually believed all the ‘People of Colour’ were equal and was, let’s be honest here, fairly racist.

Suffragettes used violence. Claiming them as role models is to play the Gender Card and wave ‘Woman’s Rights’ in people’s faces and ignoring the path they chose to take.

As for MLK? Again, quoting his name and ignoring his vision. Show me the parts in his vision where he called for smashing the state.

Crispin Pemberton-Pigott
November 24, 2021 8:20 pm

April 1st is well known to be All Fool’s Day. Good choice, ER!

Pat from kerbob
November 24, 2021 11:19 pm

I do my part by ensuring my children don’t get programmed

Currently they are reading Apocalypse never

Matthew Sykes
November 24, 2021 11:58 pm

They will get a few hundred. THats all they number.

Vincent Causey
November 25, 2021 12:03 am

2 Million? They will be lucky to get 2 thousand.

November 25, 2021 1:21 am

What a suitable date; the festival of ‘All fools’. Should we resurrect the French custom of sticking a paper fish (poisson d’avril) symbolising gullibility, upon the protestors backs?

Reply to  Bill Sticker
November 28, 2021 6:35 am

Surely this is the true joke, XR/Insulate Britain plan to pull this on April Fools Day. The mugs that turn up to participate are being (remarkably easily) fooled by organisers who actually reject the notion of CAGW, by shepherding them into actively making the Climastrophic Message as deeply unpopular as possible.

Don’t get mad at these flockwits, shake them by the hand and congratulate them on making the general public even more disdainful of the Corporate BS CAGW message.

November 25, 2021 6:41 am

They have no idea that a place called China even exists.

Ulric Lyons
November 25, 2021 9:43 am

As if 2°C global warming, if it were to happen, would end life on Earth. Anything that XR calls the ‘truth’ is guaranteed to be false.

Kevin McNeill
November 25, 2021 10:51 am

3.5% of the UK population, a very vocal but still a minority even at 2 million

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