The latest from Arte Weekly: Environmental activists across Europe face harsher punishment for protests

August 23. 2023. – 05:03 AM



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Wildfires, intense flooding and extreme weather caused by climate change are now regular occurrences in Europe. Environmental activists are ramping up their protests in response – at the risk of arrest, fines and being branded ‘ecoterrorists’ by European governments.

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