Insulate Britain, demanding government action on housing insulation, M25.. They targeted Junction 23 at South Mimms in Hertfordshire and major roadways from Junction 8 at Reigate in Sally to Junction 9 at Leatherhead. A demonstrator sat on the road and caused a lot of traffic jams.
NHS worker Jay told LBC, “I worked night shifts, I’m tired. I’m not happy with the situation.”
Pharmacist Graham Weidle said:
“I think they’re going in the wrong direction about it.
“They are doing this for effect, but not for sympathy.
“We all support climate change, sustainability and a more regenerative way of life, but this doesn’t help.
“Every car here has an engine, which must be tens of thousands of cars.
“They are against them. I believe they have no support.”
A video posted on social media shows an angry driver demonstrating to activists.
Following Monday’s protest, Liam Norton, a supporter of a 36-year-old electrician from London, said he was “shocked by the lack of significant action from our government.”
He continued: “It’s easy. Insulating Britain reduces emissions, provides hundreds of thousands of jobs, and prevents our older people from dying in cold homes every winter.
“As soon as we make a statement that we are credible and meaningful, we leave the road.”
Another activist from Warrington, Cheshire, Zoe Cohen, 51, said: 29 million homes that need to get rid of fossil fuels.
“If they are not responsible for this, we cannot reach Net Zero. Only the government can do this.”
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