Climate activists on Thursday morning dumped wheelbarrows full of manure at the White House, ahead of President Joe Biden’s climate summit with more than 40 world leaders.
The activists, affiliated with the group Extinction Rebellion, assured the Washington Examiner that the content of their wheelbarrows was actually manure, even though from afar it appeared to be tightly packed dirt. A smell test confirmed the claim. The activists dumped about 15 loads into a pile on top of which they planted a sign reading, “Stop the bulls—.”
A spokesman for Extinction Rebellion explained that the action was done in protest of Biden’s plan to cut carbon emissions by 50% below 2005 levels by 2030.
“His plan to reduce carbon emissions by at least 50% by 2030, long after he’s out of office, is too little, too late,” the spokesman