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Extinction Rebellion Climate Protesters Block Busy Streets in New York, Madrid

HeadlineOct 26, 2021

In related news, at least 33 climate justice advocates were arrested Monday after blocking two of New York City’s main highways during morning rush hour. The act of civil disobedience called on President Biden to push for climate crisis provisions in the Build Back Better Act.

In Spain, climate justice activists with Extinction Rebellion also held a protest Monday in central Madrid demanding world leaders enact stronger action against the climate crisis. Protesters blocked traffic and chained themselves to barrels.

Alberto: “Greenhouse gas emissions are already causing climate catastrophes all over the planet, and we do not have time. It is too late. If we do not join the action against everything that is happening, we will not arrive in time to save the planet.”

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