(Greenpeace)*On May 1, the British House of Commons became the world’s first national parliament to declare a “climate emergency.” The motion is not binding and may have no effect on government policy, which appears reminiscent of the Paris emissions promises.

Extinction Rebellion Climate Protests (Photo by Ollie Millington/Getty Images)

Night time road blocks at the Extinction Rebellion environmental activists camp at Marble Arch © Photo by Ollie Millington/Getty Images (Photo from Greenpeace).

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