영국의 기후 운동가들은 40 뉴욕의 SUV

영국의 기후 운동가들은 다음보다 더 많이 수축합니다. 40 tires on SUVs in NYC’s Upper East Side and leave leaflets saying ‘your gas guzzler kills’: Group warns more cities will be struck in the coming weeks

  • Tyre Extinguishers originated in the UK, and say their mission is ‘to make it impossible to own a huge polluting 4×4 in the world’s urban areas
  • The group deflate the tires of SUVs, in a bid to make owning one so inconvenient that drivers will switch to other, more environmentally-friendly, 차량
  • They have targeted vehicles in the U.K., 오스트리아, 독일, 스위스, 네덜란드, Sweden and New Zealand
  • This week they carried their first ‘action’ 뉴욕시, deflating the tires of multiple vehicles on Manhattan’s Upper East Side
  • The group left leaflets on the SUVs they hit, 속담: ‘Attention: Your gas guzzler kills’, and are vowing to act in other cities
  • 기후 변화 activists with a group calling itself Tyre Extinguishers are celebrating their first ‘action’ 에 뉴욕시deflating the tires of 40 SUVs on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

    위엄 있는 집인 Taplow Court에 있는 운동 본부에서 의식을 거행, which originated in the United Kingdom, seeks to dissuade people from owning SUVs in urban areas, and switch instead to more environmentally-friendly vehicles.

    The SUVs they vandalized had leaflets let on the windshield, 언급 한: ‘Attention: Your gas guzzler kills’.

    의 위에 트위터, they boasted about their actions.

    ‘BIG NEWS: TYRE EXTINGUISHERS STRIKE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEW YORK CITY!’ they tweeted on Tuesday.

    The group Tyre Extinguishers posted a photo on social media of one of their followers deflating the tires of an SUV

    The group Tyre Extinguishers posted a photo on social media of one of their followers deflating the tires of an SUV

    The group's followers print out and leave these leaflets on the windscreen

    The group’s followers print out and leave these leaflets on the windscreen

    그들은 말했다: ’40 SUVs disarmed in the Upper East Side, the first of many.

    ‘We have an American English leaflet (‘tirerather than ‘tyre’) on our website so USA folks, you can join in!’

    Police are investigating, 그러나 체포되지 않았습니다.

    One victim emailed them with the subject: ‘Damn you, Red Coats!’

    The SUV-owner said that ‘far more environmentally unfriendlypickup trucks would now be called out, to repair the damaged vehicles, and pointed out most of those attacked would be covered by insurance.

    The loosely-organized movement encourages anyone to participate, at will. They encourage acting under the cover of darkness, working in pairs, and practicing on bicycle tires first.

    Activists are told to avoid cars used for people with disabilities, 상인’ 자동차, minibuses and normal-sized carsbut electric SUVs are considered fair game.

    ‘NYC is just the latest place and we expect other cities in the USA to follow,’ 그들은 말했다.

    A spokesman for the group told Fox News Digital they intended to carry out more actions.

    ‘We are rapidly expanding across the United States and are in touch with people in major cities across the USA,’ 대변인이 말했다.

    ‘We expect this to expand massively.

    성명서, the group said they ‘want to see bans on SUVs in urban areas, pollution levies to tax SUVs out of existence, and massive investment in free, comprehensive public transport.

    그들은 추가했습니다: ‘But until politicians make this a reality, Tyre Extinguishers action will continue.

    Critics on social media said the action was misguided.

    ‘People need to remember that their actions, even if they feel they are morally correct decisions, still have consequences,’ 말했어.

    Many others thought the group advocated slashing and destroying the tires, and creating more waste.

    ‘As much as I dislike the use of cars over public transit/biking as you guys; destroying private property/causing more pollution by damaging tires and creating more waste is actually very counterproductive,’ 말했어.

    ‘대신, try making transit and biking more appealing than driving.

    또 다른 말: ‘So to fight global warming etc you deflated the tires on 40 차량. 그리고 지금 40 tow trucks will be heading out to reinflate/replace these tires. I’m not a carbon footprint genius but seems you increased it exponentially based on the size and fuel consumption of the tow trucks.

    One person joked: ‘May I suggest you target Cadillac Escalades in and around Harlem? That should be fun. Bring a camera.

    Another threatened: ‘Would it be legal to shoot these people in some areas if they are vandalizing your property? I’m just asking as a curiosity?’