Traffic delays as climate protesters take to Brisbane streets
Brisbane commuters are facing long delays with activists taking to the streets this morning to protest Australia's handling of climate change.
Extension Rebellion protesters have been riding slowly through the Brisbane CBD, with the intention of causing as much traffic disruption as possible.
After the ride, the group will gather at King George Square where a rally will be held.
"The "Cycle Against Social Collapse" is aimed at warning people about the environmental crisis the world is facing.
"We are headed for complete annihilation. The amount of warming we are on track for, will literally mean the death of billions of people," a statement on the group's Facebook said.
"Scientists say that at 4 or 5 degrees of warming, the earth could sustain a billion people.
"Our government could push us to 7 degrees … Show up and don't let them get away with it."