Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge

French youth and environmental activists face off with French police as they block a bridge during a demonstration to urge world leaders to act against climate change, in Paris, France, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

PARIS (Reuters) – French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that many blame on global warming. Protesters from Extinction Rebellion, a civil disobedience movement that began in Britain, blocked traffic […]

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