Activists scale Sydney Harbour Bridge over climate change
16 Mai, 2019, 04:25 | Auteur: Therese Cote
Three activists remained hanging off the bridge on ropes but were removed and arrested by 9.30am.
Seven people were arrested on the walkway of the bridge along with two others who tried to leave.
At least 13 people have been arrested by Australian police after environmental activists abseiled from Sydney's Harbour Bridge.
The Government have also had their input on this morning's protest, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison saying that taking action on climate was "important", but said protesters needed to be considerate of others.
Environment activists have abseiled down the Sydney Harbour Bridge to demand that Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares a climate emergency. Image: Ali Donaldson/10 News First.
They unfurled banners emblazoned with "100% renewables" and "make coal history" as they dangled beneath the bridge.
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Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter said six specialist trained climbers abseiled from the bridge to call for action on climate change. Australia is facing a climate emergency right now. Our political leaders must listen to those already affected by climate disaster and act.
One lane on the bridge was temporarily closed but re-opened minutes later and no traffic delays were caused.
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