Nov 29, 2015
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.
\u201cBoom! Tens of thousands join #London #climatemarch: https://t.co/JFqPidM88I #climate #renewables #100possible #cop21\u201d— Mike Hudema (@Mike Hudema) 1448809521
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.
\u201cI\u2019ve just been told by organisers there were at least 45,000 people, making it the biggest climate march ever in Sydney #PeoplesClimate\u201d— Clover Moore (@Clover Moore) 1448772713
Over 20,000 marched in the Spanish capital of Madrid.
\u201c20.000 personas han pedido hoy en Madrid a l\u00edderes mundiales q salven el clima https://t.co/duG7M5Dx32 #ClimateMarch\u201d— Greenpeace Espa\u00f1a (@Greenpeace Espa\u00f1a) 1448805572
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