Climate activists spray UK finance ministry with fake blood

London (CNN)Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion used a fire engine to spray 1,800 liters of fake blood at Britain’s finance ministry in London on Thursday, in protest over what it says is the UK’s contradictory stance on tackling climate change. A London Fire Brigade spokesperson told CNN that it was “not our fire engine.” Police officers could be seen standing on the Treasury steps, which were soaked in red. Extinction Rebellion said it used water colored with red food dye for the fake blood. Among the activists was 83-year-old grandfather Phil Kingston, who has been arrested with Extinction Rebellion six times. Kingston said he came to the Treasury “to demand radical change,” in particular to the proposal that the UK …