Irate Dutch farmers clog roads in major tractor protest over government’s climate change policy

The Hague, The Netherlands – Dutch farmers protested today in The Hague against the government’s policies to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions as part of its climate-change initiatives.

Hundreds of tractors, trucks and support vehicles from the Farmers Defence Force descended on the administrative capital on Tuesday.

Police and city authorities banned the farmers from driving past King Willem-Alexander’s palace at the edge of the city but confirmed that at least two people have been arrested after ignoring police instructions.

Sieta van Keimpema, a representative for the farmers, claimed the coronavirus crisis had impeded the agricultural sector from having its collective concerns heard by the government.

“The whole democratic decision-forming is being frustrated.”, she said.

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  1. WHY DO THE FUCKING HUMANS KEEP CALLING SHIT BY STUPID NAMES. IT SHOULD NOT BE CALL "CLIMATE CHANGE". CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT A BAD THING AND HAS BEEN HAPPENING FOREVERY. IT IS NATURE. "GLOBAL WARMING" IS THE PHRASE THAT THEY SHOULD BE USING. IT IS HUMANS INDUSTRIALIZATION OF ITS SOCIETIES THAT HAVE CAUSED "GLOBAL WARMING" WHICH THREATEN THE HUMAN POPULATION. THE EARTH WILL CONTINUE LONG AFTER WE ARE GONE AND WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE A CHANGING CLIMATE. DUH!!!! FUCKING STUPID HUMANS.

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