Australian news, and some related international items

Protesters scale Sydney Harbour Bridge to declare ‘climate emergency’ 

SMH 14 May 19, Ten people have been arrested while three protesters remain dangling from the Sydney Harbour Bridge after environmental group Greenpeace called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to “declare a climate emergency” on Tuesday morning.

The abseiling protesters could be hanging from the bridge all day, with a Greenpeace spokesperson saying they were “fully stocked up” and had enough provisions in their bags to last at least 24 hours.

The three people can be seen holding small banners that read “100% renewables” and “make coal history”.

A NSW Police operation is attempting to remove the protesters who are attached to ropes beneath the bridge…..

May 14, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming

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