Greenpeace lands activists on ECB roof

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A Greenpeace protester paraglides past the ECB headquarters
A Greenpeace protester paraglides past the ECB headquarters
© Bernd Hartung/Greenpeace

Activists with the protest group Greenpeace used powered paragliders to land on the roof of part of the European Central Bank headquarters today (March 10).

After landing on the roof of the ECB’s entrance hall, activists unfurled a banner calling for the central bank to take stronger action on climate change.

“The ECB is stalling,” said Mauricio Vargas, a member of Greenpeace Germany. “Instead of quickly presenting a strategy for monetary policy to deal with the climate crisis, the responsible

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