LONDON'S Heathrow : Teenage protesters staged an emotional protest at political inaction on climate change near London's Heathrow Airport on Friday, a further day of actions that have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital.

The Extinction Rebellion Group of climate-change campaigners stood weeping and singing in a  peaceful roadside protest less than a mile from Heathrow Terminal 2 and 3.

Around a dozen teenagers, some as young as 13 , held a banner which read ''Are we the last generation?''

The group has called for non-violent  civil disobedience to push the British government to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025 and to stop what it calls a global climate crises.

Extinction Rebellion  has blocked several locations  in central London in recent days after it staged a  semi-nude protest in parliament earlier this month.

The group of young people stood singing protest songs near a road busy with Easter holiday traffic.

Police officers, who far outnumbered them, approached them to warn them of potential arrest for trespassing. [Agencies]


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