Insulate Britain activists return to the streets of London

Insulate Britain activists return to the streets of London
Insulate Britain activists return to the streets of London
Eco mob return to cause more chaos before COP26: Insulate Britain activists LEAN on cars to stop them moving forwards as they block roads at Southwark Bridge, Canary Wharf and Liverpool Street

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Environmental campaigners Insulate Britain today restarted their road blockade protests - targeting Southwark Bridge, Canary Wharf and Liverpool Street station.

Activists leant on car bonnets and stood in roads with banners in London from 8am, causing misery for rush hour motorists and families on half-term holidays.

A total of 51 demonstrators blocked Upper Thames Street next to Southwark Bridge, Bishopsgate in the Liverpool Street area and Limehouse Causeway in Canary Wharf. 

It comes after Insulate Britain, which is an offshoot from Extinction Rebellion, warned last Friday that they would restart their road blockade protests this week.

The group said it would 'rise up against tyranny' in response to the Government's Net Zero reports which it said 'completely fail to meet the challenges we now face'. 

Insulate Britain had previously said on October 14 that it was pausing its protests - which have brought misery to motorists across London - until this morning.

Activists stood in roads outside London Liverpool Street station with banners from 8am today

Activists stood in roads outside London Liverpool Street station with banners from 8am today

Hundreds of arrests have been made with protesters blockading motorway junctions and roundabouts since September 13 by running onto the road as the lights go red.

They have focused their protests on rush hours to cause maximum impact, with motorists taking it upon themselves to remove them when police are slow to arrive. 

An Insulate Britain spokesman said last Friday: 'Insulate Britain has considered the British Government's Heat and Buildings Strategy, the Net Zero Strategy and the Cost of Net Zero report.

'We concluded

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