Rig Rebellion: XR Scotland blockade oil giants Shell’s HQ in Aberdeen

The Scottish arm of climate activists Extinction Rebellion have stepped up their protest by laying siege to the corporate headquarters of world oil giants Shell.

In a dawn raid starting at 6:30am, they formed blockades to all entrances of the firm’s site on Altens Farm Road in Aberdeen.

IMG_2221.jpg

The location is significant given the city is viewed as Europe’s oil capital. It also comes a week after three women activists scaled a rig leased to the firm in Dundee harbour. Continue reading “Rig Rebellion: XR Scotland blockade oil giants Shell’s HQ in Aberdeen”