10 months Climate change activists want Heathrow shutdown Manilatimes |World
LONDON: Climate activists planned to fly toy drones around London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday in a controversial effort to shut down Europe’s busiest travel hub over the weekend. The campaign by Heathrow Pause — an offshoot of the Extinction Rebellion group backed by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg — was set to kick off shortly before the first flights arrive from Hong Kong at 4:50 a.m. Saturday. ‘’Like-minded citizens just know that what we are doing is not a criminal act,” group member Sylvia Dell told Agence France-Presse as she prepared to fly her own drone.’’ AFP more