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Climate activists deflate tires on 34 SUVs in Victoria region
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Climate activists deflate tires on 34 SUVs in Victoria region

An environmental activist organization is claiming to have deflated tires of 34 SUVs across Victoria and Oak Bay. The new ‘Tyre Extinguishers of Victoria’ have posted online they are part of a worldwide direct action with the goal of eliminating SUVs from urban areas.“We do this with one simple tactic: deflating the tires of these massive, unnecessary vehicles, causing inconvenience for their owners without endangering any lives in the process,” the website reads.“We are taking action because, like so many British Columbians, we have felt angry, powerless, afraid, and overwhelmed at the global scale of the climate crisis and the glacial pace of action, and we have asked ourselves: what direct action can we do that makes a difference?” ...