Environment and blocking Motorways

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Environment and blocking Motorways
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While the French have flooding on a mere road we Brits can do better with a flooded bridge Smile

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Saw the protesters blocking the roads for hours with god nows how many Police and cars there doing nothing ,they should have arrested as many as poss and given them big fines ,,as usual  police to soft 

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I'm not happy about the rationale but it got the campaign into the headlines.

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Arrested them for what? "Anything" I suppose.

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Not obeying police ,there must be a road traffic act they are breaking ,uk law to soft as usual ,,what if you were blocked in traffic missed a flight or something important ,if they are just left to carry on ,any fruitcake cause will say o let's go stop traffic ,,turn a water cannon on them 

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Obstructing the highway
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That's it 

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A pragmatic approach would have been to announce that "We're off for a kebab. Back in two hours. CCTV disabled." 

Then tell the protesters that Kenneth Noye is in the queue.  

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The thing is, their 'cause' is well known. It's been rammed down our throats endlessly for years now and things are moving in the right direction, albeit slowly. That's climate management in general. 

As far as insulating homes is concerned, cheap subsidised systems have been available for years and huge progress has been made in that direction. In that respect this seemed like a protest being made 20 years or more too late. 

I can't for the life of me see what was gained by the M25 'protest' yesterday. I can see an awful lot of damage done, though. Which leads me to believe they're more interested in having a protest than actually achieving anything. 


 

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They could be arrested for instigating a massive carbon pollution incident arising out of all the stationary cars caused by their roadblocks Rofl