CLIMATE STRIKE: Current view — Sao Paulo, Brazil. Thousands of young people in 156 countries on all 7 continents gather around the world to call on their governments to take serious steps toward tackling the climate crisis.
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In London, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke to thousands of youth protesters. The movement, spurred in part by 16-year-old climate icon Greta Thunberg, started when she skipped school on Fridays to protest climate change outside the Swedish parliament.
Thousands took to the streets in Brussels as crowds look to march past the headquarters of the European Union in Brussels.
Students and other young people in France protest in solidarity with hundreds of other youth movements around the world, calling on their governments to take serious steps toward tackling the climate crisis.
Thousands of students gathered at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to protest for climate protection.
Protesters gathered near the National Mall and march to the U.S. Capitol to demand action on climate change.
Protesters march through the Financial District in NYC to demand action on the climate crisis. Demonstrations are planned in over 150 countries around the world, with over 800 demonstrations planned today in the U.S.
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