1. Various of Extinction Rebellion logo projected onto large Costanera Centre high-rise building
2. Members of group blocking avenue
3. Various of members of group holding placards and banners with text reading (Spanish) 'climate and ecological emergency'
4. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Ariel Chaing, national coordinator of Extinction Rebellion:
"We want to provoke a change in consciousness, but this change in consciousness is not enough on its own any more, what we need is that the authorities, that governments react. We don't need to change only our personal behaviors, we need that authorities take decisive and ambitious measures, genuine ones."
5. Various of activists blocking avenue
6. Man filming blockage on smart phone
7. Protestors chanting
8. Projection of Extinction Rebellion logo on building
9. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Jorge Abarca, taxi driver:
"It's good that we protest in some way, that we create consciousness about the fact we are destroying our country, our planet. I always blame the authorities because it seems they do not take responsibility, they need to occupy themselves with things like educating young people, for instance about recycling, about taking responsibility (for the environment)."
10. Projection of logo on building
11. Activists chanting
12. People looking on
13. Activists blocking traffic
14. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Victor Hernandez, taxi driver:
"I am trying to work and they are robbing time from me. I am not saying they should not be allowed to protest, but this way takes time away from people who are working."
Climate activists from the Extinction Rebellion group blocked main roads in Chile's capital on Friday night and projected their logo onto the side of a skyscraper to demand government action on climate change.
The group, which was established in the UK in 2018, wants to put pressure on delegates from over 190 countries who will be descending on Santiago later this year to participate in the United Nations climate change summit.
Chile's President Sebastián Piñera announced in June a programme to withdraw eight coal-fired power plants in the next five years and the total decarbonization of the national energy grid by 2040.
There are currently 28 coal-fired power plants that produce 40% of the nations energy demands.
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