L Spearman, Oxford Circus, Mary Nash discussed on Morning Edition


Afternoon in Oxford circus, and it's turned into a giant political street party right here in the center of London in the middle of this. Crossroads is a pink sailboat that somebody wheeled in a bunch of robbers have been performing up on the sailboat and over here. I can see a bunch of people are serving food. I just couldn't couldn't miss it. I just have to be here. L Spearman travels in Harrison, south west Birmingham. She's a high school senior who participated in strikes over climate change words action now are written on her forehead the government not taking mysteriously we need people to acknowledge that. Actually, we are in a state of emergency. It's only gonna get worse. I am very Scott fuchsia David Gillam Hertfordshire coordinator extinction. Rebellion the group behind the protests. We're looking for a zero carbon Britain by two thousand twenty five which means reducing emissions. Very seriously very rapidly. What sacrifices would we have to make? We would probably have to eat a lot more local foods so things would have to be grown locally not broken such distance. I'm certainly people would probably have to fly less nearby. Mary Nash leans against the stop lake watching the protest. He manages drivers who deliver industrial parts here, but sent them home because the demonstrations may traffic impossible nurse generally supports the protesters goals, but not their methods reason why thought. Affects all of us. Everyday living..

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