People's Global Climate March 2015: Taking to the Streets for Our Future
Millions expected to take to streets ahead of COP21 - the Paris climate summit
On the biggest day of climate change activism ever seen worldwide, millions of of people are joining in on Sunday, at more than 2,500 events all around the globe, using people power to put pressure on world leaders to unite in fighting global warming at the COP21 summit opening in Paris on Monday.
Over 20,000 pairs of shoes were laid out in the Place de la Republique in Paris to symbolize absent marchers after France banned Sunday's march that was meant to be at the heart of the global action.
An estimated 50,000 people took part in a march in central London, where opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn addressed crowds.
— Mike Hudema (@MikeHudema) November 29, 2015
In Sydney, Australia over 45,000 people marched through the central business district towards the Opera House. Sydney's Lord Mayor Clover Moore, who tweeted it was the largest climate march ever held in the harbor city.
I’ve just been told by organisers there were at least 45,000 people, making it the biggest climate march ever in Sydney #PeoplesClimate
— Clover Moore (@CloverMoore) November 29, 2015
Over 20,000 marched in the Spanish capital of Madrid.
— Greenpeace España (@greenpeace_esp) November 29, 2015
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