Tuesday, March 21, 2023

UK: After record temperatures, protesters came out to demand immediate action on climate change

LONDON. – This Saturday, after record temperatures were recorded in the United Kingdom, Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of London to demand immediate action on climate change.

active groups, such as just stop the oil I insulate ukLeading the protests in Parliament Square, London. he asked andConservative government stops granting new licenses for oil and gas productionWhich taxes the big polluting companies and which helps the population to get efficient air conditioning systems in their homes.

“Tuesday’s severe heat wave was a warning of what we will face if the climate collapses: thousands of deaths, homes lost to wildfires and emergency services thinned out,” said Just Stop Oil’s Indigo Rumbello. “We are not prepared for extreme heat and it will only get worse.”

40 degrees were recorded for the first time in Britain

british weather agency Met Office Registration 40.3 degree Celsius temperature in England on Tuesday, the highest temperature ever recorded in the country, British summers are usually quite mild, so some homes, schools or small businesses have air conditioning.

The heat wave has paralyzed major train networks, damaged airport runways and prompted 15 fire departments across the country to declare major incidents. The London Fire Brigade said Tuesday was the busiest day for firefighters since World War II.

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