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Protesters in Washington are calling for legislators to combat climate change; Ellison Barber reports from Washington.
Climate activists demonstrate, the time blocking with the 2019 U. N. climate action summit in intersections and snarled morning commute traffic on Washington, DC, on Monday morning, as they demanded the officials to take action on global warming.
The group, called “Shut Down DC” has planned to do a week of activities to draw attention to climate change and to convince national and international leader. Monday is the continuation of the “Global climate Strike” follows worldwide climate protests on Friday, including a demonstration in New York City led by the Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg.
“Parents, workers, students, and all who act concerned about the climate crisis, to skip work and school and set up for their other obligations, the climate crisis,” the organization says on its website.
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But the demonstrations in the whole DC Monday caused morning also upset about the city, commuters and the scattered marches, traffic jams and detours.
A DC blogger posted a photo of a mass of cars stopped behind a line of protesters a few blocks to the North-West of Mount Vernon Square. The same blogger also tweeted a picture of a literal dumpster fire on Massachusetts Ave.
To cut at another protest site, the police saw the protesters from chains attached to a painted boat.
A further group of about 30 protesters blocked an intersection in the vicinity of Union Station, holding a large mock pipeline that read “stop pipelines now.” The police stopped the traffic about a block in any direction and around moving vehicles in the area the protesters had occupied.
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The “Shut Down DC” protesters read testimonials from anti-pipeline activists in Oregon, before you sing, “Hey-hey! Ho-ho! LNG has to go.” LNG is short for liquefied natural gas.
Demonstrators also of the famous song “When The Saints Go Marching In” for their own purposes.
Sept. 23, 2019: protesters hoist a fake pipeline in the vicinity of the Union Station in Washington, DC (Tyler Olson/Fox News)
“Oh, how I love to live in the future — if the frackers go to jail,” they chanted.
While some passers-by in the “Shut Down DC seemed to be back” – protesters, others were not so supportive. A woman walking by shouted at the protesters that it was a disabled woman walking down the street as they blocked the traffic. The protesters responded by saying the people died because of the climate crisis.
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“They say that the woman in the woman’s womb to walk with the cane on the street”.
At about 9:45 p.m., a Twitter account that is supposed to represent claimed the “Shut Down DC” group, they were always there Circle, still blocking traffic at eight locations throughout the city, including the Logan and Dupont Circle.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.