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Climate protesters glue themselves to British PM's bus

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Published on December 10, 2019 - Duration: 00:46s

Climate protesters glue themselves to British PM's bus

Eight environmental activists, some dressed as bees, blocked UK Prime MinIster Boris Johnson's election campaign bus - with some gluing their hands to the front.

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Climate protesters glue themselves to British PM's bus

The campaigners from Extinction Rebellion UK blocked the bus on Tuesday (December 10) - just two days before voters go to the polls - after Johnson had held an event at a factory in central England.

They said they were calling for a faster response from Johnson's Conservatives to the climate emergency.

"The Conservatives have a decarbonisation target of 2050 which is quite frankly a death sentence for everybody," said one of the protesters, James Moulding.

A Conservative Party spokesman was not immediately available for comment.

Extinction Rebellion has previously targeted campaign buses from the opposition Labour Party, Liberal Democrats and Brexit Party.

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