Climate change activists thronged the financial heart of London on Monday, blocking streets around locations such as the Bank of England and BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager.
The 81-year-old activist and actress was arrested alongside 15 others. They all face up to 90 days in prison.
Extinction Rebellion is a social movement that uses nonviolent civil disobedience to draw attention to the climate crisis.
Arrests were made in New York on Monday (October 7) as thousands of climate activists took to the streets to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster.
Over 100 protesters dressed as bees at Sydney's Hyde Park to highlight the claim that insects are under threat due to the human impact on the environment
Some 20,000 protesters from 15 countries rallied in the German city of Aachen as part of a student movement demanding bold action to combat climate change
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told an environmental conference in Berlin that she wants her country to aim to neutralise gas emissions by 2050
Thousands of people took part in demonstrations in many European capitals, with protests on the planet's future, climate change and social justice