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Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

World | Associated Press | October 10, 2019, 11:08 am
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 The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined climate protesters in London, after his son urged the demonstrators to pack up their

The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined climate protesters in London, after his son urged the demonstrators to pack up their "hemp-smelling" tents and leave. (Image: AP)

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 Stanley Johnson told Extinction Rebellion demonstrators that they had

Stanley Johnson told Extinction Rebellion demonstrators that they had "exactly the right things in mind" with their demand to slash carbon emissions to zero. (Image: AP)

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 Stanley also said the eco-movement was

Stanley also said the eco-movement was "tremendously important. ... It is absolutely clear to me that we have been moving far too slowly on the climate change issue." (Image: AP)

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 Stanley Johnson, father of the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, speaks at an Extinction Rebellion panel on climate change in Trafalgar Square, on the third day of ongoing demonstrations in London. (Image: AP)

Stanley Johnson, father of the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, speaks at an Extinction Rebellion panel on climate change in Trafalgar Square, on the third day of ongoing demonstrations in London. (Image: AP)

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 Protesters have doused New York City's famous charging bull statue with fake blood as part of a protest against climate change. The group Extinction Rebellion staged the protest at the bull statue near Wall Street, at the foot of Broadway. One protester waving a green flag climbed on top of the bull.. (Image: AP)

Protesters have doused New York City's famous charging bull statue with fake blood as part of a protest against climate change. The group Extinction Rebellion staged the protest at the bull statue near Wall Street, at the foot of Broadway. One protester waving a green flag climbed on top of the bull.. (Image: AP)

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 A climate protester sits outside Britain's Parliament in central London. (Image: AP)

A climate protester sits outside Britain's Parliament in central London. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters block a road in central London. (Image: AP)

Climate protesters block a road in central London. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters on a boat with a banner reading

Climate protesters on a boat with a banner reading "Tell the Truth" pass Britain's Parliament in central London. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters block Westminster Bridge leading to Britain's Parliament, rear, in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. (Image: AP)

Climate protesters block Westminster Bridge leading to Britain's Parliament, rear, in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. (Image: AP)

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 Supporters of the 'Extinction Rebellion' movement block a road between the Brandenburg Gate, background, and the Victory Column in Berlin, Germany. (Image: AP)

Supporters of the 'Extinction Rebellion' movement block a road between the Brandenburg Gate, background, and the Victory Column in Berlin, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Supporters of the 'Extinction Rebellion' movement block a road at the Victory Column in Berlin, Germany. The activists want to draw attention on the climate protest by blocking roads and with other acts of civil disobedience in Berlin and other cities around the world. (Image: AP)

Supporters of the 'Extinction Rebellion' movement block a road at the Victory Column in Berlin, Germany. The activists want to draw attention on the climate protest by blocking roads and with other acts of civil disobedience in Berlin and other cities around the world. (Image: AP)

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 A climate activist is detained by police as others gather at Parliament Street in London. London Police say they've arrested 21 climate change activists over the past few days as the Extinction Rebellion group attempts to draw attention to global warming. (Image: AP)

A climate activist is detained by police as others gather at Parliament Street in London. London Police say they've arrested 21 climate change activists over the past few days as the Extinction Rebellion group attempts to draw attention to global warming. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters block a road leading to Britain's Parliament in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. (Image: AP)

Climate protesters block a road leading to Britain's Parliament in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. (Image: AP)

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 Supporters of the 'Extinction Rebellion' movement block a road at the Potsdamer Platz square in Berlin, Germany. (Image: AP)

Supporters of the 'Extinction Rebellion' movement block a road at the Potsdamer Platz square in Berlin, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters block the Mall leading to Buckingham Palace, rear, central London. (Image: AP)

Climate protesters block the Mall leading to Buckingham Palace, rear, central London. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters block Westminster Bridge, leading to Britain's Parliament, in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. (Image: AP)

Climate protesters block Westminster Bridge, leading to Britain's Parliament, in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. (Image: AP)

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 Demonstrators block Trafalgar Square in central London. Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads in London, Berlin and Amsterdam at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding new climate policies. (Image: AP)

Demonstrators block Trafalgar Square in central London. Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads in London, Berlin and Amsterdam at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding new climate policies. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters block the Lambeth bridge leading to Britain's Parliament in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. (Image: AP)

Climate protesters block the Lambeth bridge leading to Britain's Parliament in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. (Image: AP)

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 Activists from Extinction Rebellion block a bridge leading to a square in Paris. (Image: AP)

Activists from Extinction Rebellion block a bridge leading to a square in Paris. (Image: AP)

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 Blood covers the iconic 'Charging Bull' statue near Wall Street, in New York. Demonstrators say they were protesting against a lack of government action against climate change. (Image: AP)

Blood covers the iconic 'Charging Bull' statue near Wall Street, in New York. Demonstrators say they were protesting against a lack of government action against climate change. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters block a road leading to Britain's Parliament in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads in London, Berlin and Amsterdam on Monday at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding new climate policies. (Image: AP)

Climate protesters block a road leading to Britain's Parliament in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government. Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads in London, Berlin and Amsterdam on Monday at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding new climate policies. (Image: AP)

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 Police arrest a climate protester after demonstrators blocked Trafalgar Square in central London. (Image: AP)

Police arrest a climate protester after demonstrators blocked Trafalgar Square in central London. (Image: AP)

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 Climate protesters on a boat with a banner reading

Climate protesters on a boat with a banner reading "Tell the Truth" passes Britain's Parliament in central London. Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads in London, Berlin and Amsterdam on Monday at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding new climate policies. (Image: AP)

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 A man wearing a gas mask stand on top of a car as other demonstrators block Trafalgar Square in central London. (Image: AP)

A man wearing a gas mask stand on top of a car as other demonstrators block Trafalgar Square in central London. (Image: AP)

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 A hearse carrying

A hearse carrying "Our Future" in a coffin blocks Trafalgar Square in central London. (Image: AP)

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