M4 Reading set for Extinction Rebellion pollution protest – readingchronicle.co.uk
Extinction Rebellion are set to protest against new roads which demonstrators say will lead to more deaths by pollution.
The climate change campaigners will unfurl banners on bridges above the M4 tomorrow (Saturday) at junction 11 (A33) and the footbridge at Cutbush Lane.
Reading teacher and XR demonstrator Dani Esposito said she will be at the protest for her three sons.
“I want them to have as good a life as I’ve had. I’ve had the privilege. I’ve had all the benefits and I’ve been very lucky. I just dread and I’m terrified to think what’s down the line for them,” she said.
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“We all want a better life for our children, it’s natural for parents to want that and the ultimate duty we have to them is to fight for the environment.”