Simon Sinclair from Surrey and Sam Swain from Kent set off today to cycle over 1000 miles from Kingston-upon-Thames to Barcelona, Spain. Their route, which started at Kingston’s Memorial Gardens this morning, will take them one month, cycling an average of 50 miles (80 km) each day. Sponsor Simon and Sam
The environmental organisation Friends of the Earth has been granted permission to take part in a legal challenge over the climate impacts of oil production. Local campaigner Sarah Finch is challenging the legality of Surrey County Council’s decision to grant planning permission for four new oil wells and 20 years of oil production at Horse […]
This morning, Monday 6 July 2020, 20 Extinction Rebellion activists held a peaceful action at the UKOG oil production site at Horse Hill, in protest at the expansion of fossil fuel development during a climate emergency. 20 activists gathered in front of a tanker near the junction of Horse Hill with Reigate Road, and walked […]
Today, Monday 1 June 2020: Extinction Rebellion activists have infiltrated the UK Oil & Gas oil production site in Horley, Surrey, to highlight the fact that oil is over – it’s time for a green recovery – Extinction Rebellion activists are inside the UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) oil production site at Horse Hill, near […]
Extinction Rebellion Surrey has responded to Surrey County Council’s Greener Future Task Group report and Call for Action. The response focuses on six key issues that must be addressed if the Council is to robustly deliver on the ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reductions implied by declaring a climate emergency. Read the response in full.
Today, rebels from across the South East took action outside Surrey’s County Hall and the Horse Hill drill site, as part of a coordinated action highlighting the links between fossil fuels and the climate and ecological emergency.
A local campaigner has launched a Crowdfunder appeal to raise funds for a judicial review of Surrey County Council’s decision to allow massive expansion of oil drilling at Horse Hill in Surrey. Sarah Finch is looking to raise £25,000 to cover legal costs. She says, “The decision to allow 20 years of oil production […]
Campaigners protest at decision to allow 20 years of oil drilling in a time of climate breakdown Horse Hill Rebel Alliance, a new collaboration of climate campaign groups including Extinction Rebellion, will hold a peaceful demonstration near the Horse Hill drill site on 26 October to highlight the dangers of more oil drilling in a […]
In July 2019, Surrey County Council joined the flood of Councils signing ‘climate emergency’ motions and setting targets for reaching net-zero carbon emissions. Surrey committed to an aim of reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 – as well as to support businesses and others to lobby the government for help in meeting greenhouse gas reduction […]