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Shirtless climate activists in Rome slathered themselves in mud to protest the use of fossil fuels, causing flooding

Half-naked climate activists take mud baths in Rome, Italy, to protest the use of fossil fuels and warn people of the dangers of flooding. Last week, severe flooding killed 14 people and caused extensive damage in northern Italy. A series of eye-catching public protests have been staged by activists across Italy, including demonstrators who pressed themselves against the glass covering …

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Mayor of Rome blows up ‘ridiculous’ climate protest at Trevi Fountain

A climate change protest in which a group of activists poured diluted charcoal to turn the water of Rome’s Trevi Fountain black has drawn a strong rebuke from Italy’s mayor, who has called for an end to such acts. Rome Mayor Roberto Gualtieri spoke after video showed uniformed police wading into the waters of the popular tourist attraction to remove …

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