62 Arrested In Climate Change Protest That Blocked Traffic In Times Square


A large demonstration by protesters demanding climate change policy reform blocked traffic for nearly two hours in Manhattan’s Times Square, resulting in 62 arrests for civil disobedience.

The protest, which began before 10 a.m. Thursday, forced the closure of intersections including Seventh Avenue at 44th Street and Broadway at 46th Street.

Activists wearing life jackets surrounded a green boat that dropped anchor with the words “Act Now” written on it.

Read more at ABC7.



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