Global climate march 2015: hundreds of thousands march around the world – as it happened

(guardian-, 29 Nov 2015) Thousands take to streets ahead of Paris climate summit.

The day in climate change rallies

As the last of the day’s climate marches get underway in the western reaches of North America, we will wrap up our live coverage of what has been a record-breaking day in global activism ahead of the COP21 talks in Paris tomorrow.

  • More than 600,000 people have taken to the streets in 175 countries around the world to call for a strong deal in Paris that will see a swift transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
  • Melbourne and London led the way, with 60,000 people and 50,000 people, respectively, joining marches. Figures including Thom Yorke, Emma Thompson, Charlotte Church and Jeremy Corbyn attended the London gathering.

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guardian-, 29 Nov 2015: Global climate march 2015: hundreds of thousands march around the world – as it happened