Extinction Rebellion also occupied the intersection of Government and Belleville streets on September 20 from 2 p.m.to 10 p.m., following a student strike for climate change action on the legislature lawn.
Extinction Rebellion Ireland will today begin a week of "non-violent direct actions" starting at 1pm at the gates of the Dáil, which is expected to draw large crowds.
Venetia said: "It's testament to the way they think we are an effective force that they think they have to intervene at that level".
"It's pressure and it's the only way we know to save my kids, your kids if you've got any".
In the northern Australian state of Queensland, home to huge coal mines and Dutton's electorate, harsher penalties are being considered in response to the regular disruption of peak-hour traffic.
Organisers have planned to shut down key sites in central London, in addition to protesting outside government departments. 14-year-old protestor Grace Maddrell said: "I'm here today because I am angry that no one is doing anything to save my future".
In Delhi, one of the world's most polluted cities, dozens of protesters staged another preliminary event on Sunday by holding a "die-in" on a road in the heart of India's capital.
"We absolutely understand concerns", he said.
It also wants them to prevent biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025 and let the public drive decisions on climate change through a citizens' assembly.