Shakers had prosperous farms and spent their free time inventing clothes pins, circular saws, round barns, and made most excellent furniture. They helped all who sought their help--without regard of creed or race. The only bad thing about Shakers is there are not more of them. It is not a life for everyone (with celibacy and obedience required). Hence there are only a few left.
These "extinction rebellion protesters" are just posers. If they want to lower the human impact on the planet--either forestall breeding and spend their time planting trees or just exit the planet.
Watts Up With That: Extinction Rebellion: They are just stressed out