Stunt man Alain Robert is climbing the newspaper's midtown skyscraper to protest global warming and-well, because that's what the 'French Spiderman' does. The Times' new tower on West 41st Street in Manhattan is one of the greenest buildings in the city, so it's hardly the most appropriate target. But Robert has at least drawn attention: the newspaper's City Room blog is reporting from the scene. Update: the climber reached the top of the 52-floor Times building before being arrested. After the jump: photo of Robert-outside a 21st-floor window-by nedward.org. Update:

'French Spiderman' Scales New York TimesS