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Water from Rome’s Trevi Fountain turns black spots against climate change

Seven young activists are protesting against weather changes Climb Fontana di Trevi, in Rome, this Sunday (21), and play Charcoal diluted with water to make it black.

Demonstrators from the group “Ultima Generazione” (The Last Generation) held banners that read: We will not pay for fossil fuels. “Our country is dying,” they shouted.

Video footage showed uniformed policemen wading into the water to remove the activists, with several tourists filming the event and some onlookers insulting the protesters.

Water from the Trevi Fountain, in Italy, appears with black spots, after a demonstration against fossil fuels – Image: Allesandro Pensa / MAPS via REUTERS

In a statement, Ultima Generazione asked End government subsidies for fossil fuels It linked the protests to the deadly floods in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna in recent days. The group said so One in four homes in Italy is at risk of flooding.

“Enough of these ridiculous attacks on our artistic heritage,” he wrote on Twitter.

Tradition has it that visitors toss coins into the famous 18th-century Trevi Fountain to ensure they will one day return to Rome.

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Climate activists hold a sign after throwing coal into the water at the Trevi Fountain – Photo: Alessandro Pensa / MAPS via REUTERS

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