The 46-year-old French stuntman Alain Robert, also known as “Spiderman,” climbed the north face of The New York Times building on June 5, 2008 to raise awareness of global warming .

Alain Robert ascending 52 stories to the roof and clutching a bright green banner. The slogan on the banner was “Global warming kills more people than 9/11 every week.” He was then arrested by police officers.

Alain Robert was famous for climbing structures like the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Sydney Opera House in Australia, the Eiffel Tower and Montparnasse Tower in Paris, and many other skyscrapers in the world.