More than 100 people were arrested in the latest round of Extinction Rebellion protests, which blockaded roads in London.
These were the latest acts of civil disobedience carried out by a growing number of activists who say time is running out to contain and reverse the catastrophic damage caused by human caused climate change.
Their tactic – which include the recent series of school pupil strikes – are deliberately militant.
But is this the best way of getting the message across?
We’re asking: is civil disobedience justified in the fight against climate change?
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Is civil disobedience justified in the fight against climate change?