Extinction Rebellion protests continue for a second day across Australia

The climate action protest group, Extinction Rebellion, has continued its protests for a second day running. In Sydney, protesters dressed as bees "swarmed" Sydney's Hyde Park to demand "our leaders take strong action on climate change so that we have a future in farming in this country". In Brisbane, an activist who suspended himself from Story Bridge in a hammock has ended his protest after six hours, despite saying he could have hung out for days. In Melbourne, protesters disrupted traffic and blocked tram lines . Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews defended people's right to protest, but said: "I don't know that shutting the city down necessarily wins you many friends".
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  1. Patrick Archy

    Patrick Archy

    8 uur geleden

    There will always be a reason to hate people.

  2. Rush Elm

    Rush Elm

    11 uur geleden

    I'm green and mean and mighty unclean!

  3. Will Y

    Will Y

    16 uur geleden

    Warriors, you must learn from Hong Kong people. Masks, iron bars, Molotov cocktail, strong acid, homemade bombs, umbrellas. Six major equipments are indispensable!

  4. Will Y

    Will Y

    16 uur geleden

    Warriors, you must learn from Hong Kong people. Masked!

  5. christopher cook

    christopher cook

    Dag geleden

    As soon as these people are made extinct, the better we will be. Culling these will help reduce global warming due to overpopulation and their hot air.

  6. lorenzo belanz

    lorenzo belanz

    3 dagen geleden

    Oh dear. This is what happens with countries with no real issues. They love creating one.

    • Blunt Honesty

      Blunt Honesty

      15 uur geleden

      TOTALLY AGREE

  7. Remote Controlled

    Remote Controlled

    3 dagen geleden

    Where's the Entrepreneurs within the Millennial generation? Where's the bright and creative minds that problem solve for the betterment of all? You know, like previous generations that THEY benefit from. Roll the sleeves up and do something besides feeding your insatiable narcissism.

  8. Brad Gray

    Brad Gray

    3 dagen geleden

    Its great that they are protesting. No police on the roads and we can all speed more and not get caught...

  9. Modus Operandi

    Modus Operandi

    5 dagen geleden

    And I've always thought Australia was pro environmental protection. Guess money does smells nicer than fresh air.

  10. Ross Dawson

    Ross Dawson

    5 dagen geleden

    In one of the film clips about the protest, a driver says about the street congestion " there must be a better way" well, in fact, there is join the greens and invite me to run for the senate

  11. Blob B

    Blob B

    6 dagen geleden

    So have all these protesters agreed to only have one child in their lifetime and stopped using vehicles?

    • Postghost

      Postghost

      6 uur geleden

      I've been riding my bike wherever i need to go for over 35 years now, don't have any children, and recycle everything I can... Can I protest, or do you have some genius rhetoric at the ready for me also?

    • Blunt Honesty

      Blunt Honesty

      15 uur geleden

      WELL SAID.

  12. Jordan x

    Jordan x

    6 dagen geleden

    All they people just need to piss off man so nippy

  13. blue bird

    blue bird

    7 dagen geleden

    10 years ago I was travelling 2 hours each way to work with an 11 hour work day. That was 6 days a week and sometimes Sunday. After 3 years I was a total right off physically and mentally. I ended up getting a new job with more money , less hours and travel. It took me a full year to unwind and realise what a total wreck I was, both physically and mentally. If these professional protesters had of been on the road in those days, playing with the little sanity I had left ,I have no doubt I would still be in jail now just for trying to pay my bills and put food on the table.

  14. Emanuele Avenia

    Emanuele Avenia

    7 dagen geleden

    there is no climate emergency.

    • Bella

      Bella

      6 dagen geleden

      Oliver Williamson ~ Typical climate supporter - can't spell.

    • Oliver Williamson

      Oliver Williamson

      7 dagen geleden

      Your stupid

  15. Belony11zz

    Belony11zz

    8 dagen geleden

    We should be protesting about mental health instead.

  16. Bruce Burns

    Bruce Burns

    8 dagen geleden

    The only crisis is the fact that between their ears there is a vacume .

  17. Antonina Cawley

    Antonina Cawley

    9 dagen geleden

    Why don't they protest in China or india. Australia does not the weight if making enough difference.

    • Blob B

      Blob B

      6 dagen geleden

      leftists consider protesting other races as racist.

  18. Loris

    Loris

    9 dagen geleden

    it is a false movement created by the state to counter future revolutions.

  19. ufewl

    ufewl

    9 dagen geleden

    This is where a degree in gender studies gets you.

  20. Bella

    Bella

    9 dagen geleden

    Someone better put the Froot Loops back in the box.

  21. M D

    M D

    9 dagen geleden

    At least they are not dangerous or violent and attacking the police. Meanwhile in Hong Kong......

    • Bella

      Bella

      6 dagen geleden

      M D ~ Are you serious?

  22. reg reg

    reg reg

    9 dagen geleden

    Says one 5G technician to the other: " Hey Bill, I bet you a steak dinner if we phase the millimetre waves at 38 GHz in a slow loop, ALL those kids in surveillance zone 6b will glue themselves to the road."

    • Oliver Williamson

      Oliver Williamson

      7 dagen geleden

      Haha nice one!

  23. Eric Tran

    Eric Tran

    9 dagen geleden

    You need the whole world to be part of climate change otherwise its ineffective.

  24. d. Walsh

    d. Walsh

    10 dagen geleden

    Protestors are hypocrisy

  25. John Cunha

    John Cunha

    10 dagen geleden

    What a joke these people are, just spoilt brats, trying to push thier agenda onto the rest of.... really think We will follow people like you.. wake up to yourselfs .. why don't you go plant trees instead co something positive. What you are doing is negative.....

  26. Ripped Hoff

    Ripped Hoff

    10 dagen geleden

    Extinction Rebellion Vs Extinction Specialists, the Australian police hold the world record for genocide with over 100 human race extinctions. Wait, there's more?

  27. Peter Bland

    Peter Bland

    10 dagen geleden

    All for people protesting but blocking the streets is going to do nothing at all to help... These protesters are doing nothing but pissing off they are turning people against there cause.

  28. Luke E

    Luke E

    10 dagen geleden

    Losers. Bunch of losers. Get a bulldozer in.

  29. darren G

    darren G

    10 dagen geleden

    White privalaged?

  30. Anders

    Anders

    10 dagen geleden

    Well at least they're actually using their degrees in feminist dance studies

  31. Anders

    Anders

    10 dagen geleden

    Spoilt kids who never grew up still desperate for approval and attention

  32. Anders

    Anders

    10 dagen geleden

    "I've never seen so many white people in one place"

  33. ufewl

    ufewl

    10 dagen geleden

    A planet saved by regressive taxation is not worth saving.

  34. Mow Money Mods

    Mow Money Mods

    10 dagen geleden

    don't they have centrelink appointments to be at?

  35. reg reg

    reg reg

    10 dagen geleden

    They are testing 5G across major cities of Australia this week. Expect more purple spray painted hair and incoherent screaming...

  36. nicholas libertyrx

    nicholas libertyrx

    10 dagen geleden

    Feral cnuts

  37. Gary john Watt

    Gary john Watt

    10 dagen geleden

    Cancel boomers

    • L. Arge

      L. Arge

      7 dagen geleden

      Eggman was right

  38. Outdoors Giant

    Outdoors Giant

    10 dagen geleden

    UN climate quotas are taxation without representation, they take money, we don’t get to vote on who they are or what they do.

  39. Shaun Payne

    Shaun Payne

    11 dagen geleden

    France opened five fossil fuel power stations in the last seven years, don’t you know 😂😂😂😂😂

    • Shaun Payne

      Shaun Payne

      10 dagen geleden

      I found it published in a German newspaper, check it out, they fell behind with their nuclear program, so much for the Paris accord

    • Jennifer Gow

      Jennifer Gow

      10 dagen geleden

      And your evidence for this is???????????

  40. Alex

    Alex

    11 dagen geleden

    Saw a Survey it said 50000 Australians are concerned about climate change trouble is 25 million people live in Australia and if it was said 25% of Australians were concerned about climate change that might be something to show some concern but 50000 would be the loonies stage play

  41. Darren Cottam

    Darren Cottam

    11 dagen geleden

    I've noticed this is during school holidays,are they all teachers? And why are they dressed as European bees not indigenous?

    • Darren Cottam

      Darren Cottam

      9 dagen geleden

      @Sam Willee Music yes it does, because these Marxists teachers, who have twelve weeks holiday a year ,are corrupting the youth and they have the spare time to protest.

    • Sam Willee Music

      Sam Willee Music

      9 dagen geleden

      Not holidays in Victoria though if that has anything to do with it

    • me heretoday

      me heretoday

      10 dagen geleden

      Ellie, in Australia we start in January

  42. Romanis-King

    Romanis-King

    11 dagen geleden

    I suggest the Extinction Rebellion hold their breath for 24 hrs thus reducing co2 and saving the planet.

  43. jones smith

    jones smith

    11 dagen geleden

    I'm all for saving the planet! Make humans extinct simple 🤗😘

    • Blunt Honesty

      Blunt Honesty

      15 uur geleden

      Hahahahahahaha SNAP I match that thought.

  44. Jordan 888

    Jordan 888

    11 dagen geleden

    Great change is around the corner ⌛ can you spot all the paid propagandists 👇☝️ making you believe climate change is false so as to keep using fossil fuels to keep the rich rich while they destroy the planet. Solar panels were created 1839 but here we are 2019 paying for energy...hmm 🤔

    • Oliver Williamson

      Oliver Williamson

      7 dagen geleden

      @spud spud your dumb

    • spud spud

      spud spud

      8 dagen geleden

      How did they get to the protest rally - they drove their petrol powered cars - then drove home and had a BBQ 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  45. Repulse theMonkey

    Repulse theMonkey

    11 dagen geleden

    Aussie friends. ER are a bunch of plonkers, middle class anarchists spreading their noses based on flawed beliefs.

    • Dan S M

      Dan S M

      7 dagen geleden

      Lola Tester you’re right, they’re not flawed. It’s out right lies

    • Liam 1

      Liam 1

      7 dagen geleden

      @Lola Tester Scientists that are funded by billionaire lobbies. How naive are you? It's all about MAKING MORE MONEY.

    • Lonely Traveller

      Lonely Traveller

      10 dagen geleden

      Like vegans

  46. Teh Mu Jin

    Teh Mu Jin

    11 dagen geleden

    Australia brutal police oppression of peaceful pro democracy protestors should be condemn.

    • OlSkoolPete

      OlSkoolPete

      10 dagen geleden

      bah hah hah "Australia brutal police oppression" too funny, these people should have been whacked with batons. Who should be condemned are these not so peaceful demonstrators, who act like terrorists. They cry police brutality, and voice "Freedom of Speech" yet deprives everyone else's freedoms, by hindering peoples daily lives. The very people who work to give these "dole bludgers" social security money to do these shitty protests.

    • me heretoday

      me heretoday

      10 dagen geleden

      okey dokey, if you say so ...mmm

  47. Nancy Olson

    Nancy Olson

    11 dagen geleden

    Just a Public Nusaince Disturbing the Peace with their Infantile behavior ! They all need to SHUT UP and go back home to their mommies !!!

    • Oliver Williamson

      Oliver Williamson

      7 dagen geleden

      Your stupid!

    • nicholas libertyrx

      nicholas libertyrx

      10 dagen geleden

      and a long hot shower too

  48. Brian Hyde

    Brian Hyde

    11 dagen geleden

    This type of protest is not civil protest or civil disobedience but civil hostility. It is bordering on terrorism and should be outlawed as such.

  49. Paul King

    Paul King

    11 dagen geleden

    Beeswax!

  50. Blanik L-13

    Blanik L-13

    11 dagen geleden

    Yes there’s a “deliberate element” to the arrests. The element was to get these twits off the street so the MAJORITY OF THE POPULATION can go about their lives.

    • Mark

      Mark

      8 dagen geleden

      @Ellie Slater hopefully Ellie, to wash this disgusting government away!

    • Ellie Slater

      Ellie Slater

      10 dagen geleden

      Gosh how ANNOYING it would be when all the floods come in. Then who’s going to wish they were the inconvenience

    • Nathan Grant

      Nathan Grant

      11 dagen geleden

      the protestors are also wanting to get arrested. that's sort of the point. it's not much of a protest if no one is bothered by it. and the same goes for disrupting the majority of the population.

  51. XPA

    XPA

    11 dagen geleden

    I see why mass shootings occur

    • Itchybell games

      Itchybell games

      11 dagen geleden

      I also see why people should not have kids

    • Nathan Grant

      Nathan Grant

      11 dagen geleden

      typically the cause is organised criminal activity or the violent breakdown of some hateful mind. mass shootings in response to mass protests are not common at all unless you mean the actions of the security forces and police.

  52. rosshilton

    rosshilton

    11 dagen geleden

    I am feeling threatened by Climate Extinction. Who do I sue......?

    • rosshilton

      rosshilton

      11 dagen geleden

      Dj Doolittle was that comment aimed at me. Now I feel my culture is under attack.

    • rosshilton

      rosshilton

      11 dagen geleden

      No no chaps, everyone sues everyone these days. My life has been ruined by these protestors. I will never sing again. Someone will have to pay. It’s called responsibility.

  53. Repulse theMonkey

    Repulse theMonkey

    11 dagen geleden

    Go home and knit some muesli, you bunch of nutters.

    • Mitch C

      Mitch C

      10 dagen geleden

      zappy008 exactly 👍

  54. James Ross

    James Ross

    11 dagen geleden

    Great - more interpretive dance!

    • James Ross

      James Ross

      11 dagen geleden

      @Nathan Grant Too true: if civil unrest is the price we pay for watching rich white people express their fears for the planet via the medium of interpretive dance, then bring on the strife!

    • Nathan Grant

      Nathan Grant

      11 dagen geleden

      yes, that is a bonus. also other visual and performing arts flourish in times of protest. it's almost worth causing massive civil unrest for that alone.

  55. Stephen Grahn

    Stephen Grahn

    11 dagen geleden

    They want the band one direction?

    • Nathan Grant

      Nathan Grant

      11 dagen geleden

      no. no one does.

  56. Without prejudice

    Without prejudice

    11 dagen geleden

    The oceans are not rising. The world is not ending.

    • Oliver Williamson

      Oliver Williamson

      7 dagen geleden

      If your young, you will grow with the planet. We have about 20 years before stuff get serious. See you then unprepared fool, your neighbours will murder you for your food.

    • Without prejudice

      Without prejudice

      7 dagen geleden

      The oceans are not rising. The world is not heating up, the human race and many other species of animals are not going to struggle to survive. Stop repeating their lies

  57. Brian

    Brian

    11 dagen geleden

    And a farmer protesting,, he should have spoken to his grandparents about drought!

    • jossandman

      jossandman

      11 dagen geleden

      @Nathan Grant I never said it was.

    • Nathan Grant

      Nathan Grant

      11 dagen geleden

      @jossandman many people are farmers. it's not exactly an extraordinary claim.

    • jossandman

      jossandman

      11 dagen geleden

      He claims to be a Farmer.

  58. Brian

    Brian

    11 dagen geleden

    The oceans are rising no compromising? Hey dummies, look at the Sydney tide gauge , looks completely undramatic,,been there since 1880 And last time i was at Byron Bay , beach looked the same as pic from 100 years ago,, Get into school and study some real science,,not the IPCC UN narrative

    • Bella

      Bella

      6 dagen geleden

      Nathan Gran~ t It's a pretty big bay that leads into a pretty big ocean that hasn't changed over the Millenia's. The claim about rising sea levels doesn't make sense. Does this mean only countries without a coastline will be the only survivors?

    • Brian

      Brian

      9 dagen geleden

      Nathan,, I have looked at 100 of tide gauges, and all show a linear trend ie,, there is no sudden up swing hockey stick showing any increase outside the slow rise over the last few hundred years,,

    • ufewl

      ufewl

      9 dagen geleden

      @Nathan Grant at best a rise of a meter in 300 years. However we will run out of fossil fuel long before that so make that 1/2 a meter and falling, then you can turn your attention to advancing glaciers. The cooling will be devastating, billions will die.

  59. Domepeace_ltd productions

    Domepeace_ltd productions

    11 dagen geleden

    causing traffic jams burning more co2, well done.

  60. K MA

    K MA

    11 dagen geleden

    Highly organized, well financed, and all fully versed in the protest songs, the laws surrounding protests and how specifically to get arrested on camera while looking like you're doing nothing... And they've got media all over the world happily filming every second of it for international air. Meanwhile, in France, the _gilets_ _jaunes_ have been protesting against their corrupt government's oppressive Bolshevik "solutions" to a completely normal and natural ecological process for months. No coverage. Thousands of Dutch farmers drove their tractors off their farms and clogged up traffic for hours in the Netherlands to protest their corrupt government's oppressive Bolshevik "solutions" to a completely normal ecological process. No coverage. Millions of Chinese are protesting right now in Hong Kong that have gone on for months in opposition to their corrupt government's oppressive Bolshevik "solutions" to control every aspect of their lives. Minimal coverage. But you get a handful of colorfully dressed whackjobs paid by He Who May Not Be Named to create the impression of a crisis and all of the sudden, the media vultures swarm.

    • jossandman

      jossandman

      11 dagen geleden

      @Nathan Grant I refuse to pay their fee so I feel wrong about accessing their service. Thanks for the info though :)

    • Nathan Grant

      Nathan Grant

      11 dagen geleden

      @Alpine78 they mentioned it a lot earlier this year (or was it last year? i am getting old). if you are correct in saying that it is a bigger issue now than it was, then you are also correct that it is not being well covered in the media here. but, with climate change, brexit, trump and hong kong i guess we might be running out of time on the news.

    • Nathan Grant

      Nathan Grant

      11 dagen geleden

      @jossandman yes i do. try listening to the bbc radio 4 news. they have far wider coverage than the tv news. there have been extensive interviews with protestors, politicians and the ordinary people of hong kong, for example. they have even been covered on american cable news channels, such as msnbc, which are otherwise almost entirely obsessed with trump. as i write to you now i have just heard a piece on the today program about the ban on face masks in hong kong. they haven't mentioned any dutch farmers protesting on tractors, though. regardless, one may think that global climate change and its potential threat to all human life does outweigh any of the protests you mention. a rational person may well consider it more newsworthy than anything else.

    • Alpine78

      Alpine78

      11 dagen geleden

      @Nathan Grant They never mention yellow vests in France and it's bigger than ever.

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