A Lo-Down reader sent in photos as activists from the global (and local) organization Extinction Rebellion effectively shut down northbound traffic on the FDR highway yesterday near the southern tip of East River Park. Protesters sat in the middle of the highway, chained to metal barriers, in protest of a lack of global governmental climate action.
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