The Extinction Rebellion protest reaches COP26 campus as Glasgow roads are blocked off

Roads have been blocked in Glasgow during a protest against the extermination uprising in the city.

Earlier this afternoon, climate change activists blocked a road outside the office of US banking giant JP Morgan in Glasgow, where hundreds made their voices heard on Wellington and Waterloo Street.

Many were seen with signs saying ‘stop financing fossil fuels’, while women dressed as suffragettes and others dressed in red also took part in the colorful protest against the bank behemoth, which they claim is the largest financier of fossil fuels in the world. , Daily Record Reports.

They have now arrived at the COP26 campus at the SEC, where about 30 people have staged a sit-down protest, just a few hundred meters from where world leaders and delegates from around the globe must negotiate a way out of the climate crisis.

Extinction Rebellion protest COP26 Glasgow
The stage outside the COP26 campus tonight

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It is understood that traffic on the way over Squinty Bridge has been disrupted, including local bus connections. Police have advised people to leave the place using the pedestrian Squiggly Bridge along Clyde.

A number of protests have been planned during the two-week conference, including a further Extinction Rebellion protest to start at the top of Buchanan Street at 1 p.m. 12 tomorrow.

Tonight’s events come after yet another eye-catching protest this morning, in which ‘Squid Game’ style was played by activists dressed as world leaders.

Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg is also in Glasgow, where she has led protests and met with Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

For all the latest on COP26 and how it affects Glasgow, follow our live blog here.


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