Extinction Rebellion rip up Cambridge University lawn

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Extinction Rebellion (XR) climate protesters destroyed the lawn of Trinity College, Cambridge, as part of week-long protests in the university town.

The activists dug up the grass in front of the 16th-century ‘Great Gate’ on Monday, digging channels in the turf with shovels and pitchforks and planting XR flags.

Trinity had ramped up security...
source: Metro

2020-02-18 01:44
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