Battle of Waterloo Bridge: a week of Extinction Rebellion protests | Environment | The Guardian

Battle of Waterloo Bridge: a week of Extinction Rebellion protests | Environment | The Guardian

Bemused onlookers watched as activists secured “Berta” to the road, while others glued themselves to its garish hull. And with this act of flamboyant defiance, Extinction Rebellion’s climate protests had begun.

In the five days that followed, thousand of people, from pensioners to young parents with toddlers, scientists to city workers, teenagers to teachers, have occupied four landmarks in the capital, defying repeated police attempts to remove them and causing widespread disruption. Smaller disruptive events have taken place across the UK and in 33 other countries

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