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    Young People Gather Across the Globe in Climate Strike

    by Photo posted September 20, 2019

    Gallery By Kaitlyn Dolan

    Young people across the globe marched, protested, and signaled calls to action today to urge leaders to address climate change. Here’s what it looked like:

     

    Lola Jones holds a home made placard as she takes part in a climate protest near Parliament in London, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Lola Jones holds a homemade placard as she takes part in a climate protest near Parliament in London. Protesters around the world joined rallies Sept. 20, as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. –Alastair Grant/AP

     

    Climate protesters demonstrate in London, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Climate protesters in London were among millions of protesters worldwide, by some estimates, who joined rallies in more than 150 cities calling for action against climate change . –Frank Augstein/AP

     

    People take part during the Climate Strike, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in New York. A wave of climate change protests swept the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action.  (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

    People take part during the Climate Strike in New York.  –Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP

     

    A protestor wears a mock oxygen mask during a demonstration in Kolkata, India, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The protestors gathered in response to a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

    A protester wears a mock oxygen mask during a demonstration in Kolkata, India.–Bikas Das/AP

     

    Young women attend a 'Fridays For Future' rally in Munich, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protests of the 'Fridays For Future' movement against the increase of carbon dioxide emissions are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies are expected. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Young women attend a ‘Fridays For Future’ rally in Munich, Germany. Protests against the increase of carbon dioxide emissions were planned in cities around the globe, including 400 in Germany and 800 or more in the United States. –Matthias Schrader/AP

     

    Climate protesters demonstrate in Parliament Square in London, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Climate protesters demonstrate in Parliament Square in London. –Alastair Grant/AP

     

    Schoolchildren protest with banners outside parliament in London, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

    Schoolchildren protest with banners outside parliament in London. –Alberto Pezzali/AP

     

    Young people attend a Climate Strike rally, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. In the Afghan capital, where people are dying every day in horrific bomb attacks, a young generation, worried that if war doesn't kill them climate change will, took part in the global climate strike. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

    Young people attend a Climate Strike rally, in Kabul, Afghanistan. In the Afghan capital, where people are dying every day in horrific bomb attacks, a young generation, worried that if war doesn’t kill them climate change will, took part in the global climate strike. –Ebrahim Noroozi/AP

     

    People who spoke on stage, gather to rally the crowd at the end of the Climate Strike protest Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

    People who spoke on stage, gather to rally the crowd at the end of the Climate Strike protest in Washington D.C. –Kevin Wolf/AP

     

    A young protester shouts slogans with others in front of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in New Delhi, India, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The protestors gathered in response to a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

    A young protester shouts slogans with others in front of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in New Delhi, India. –Manish Swarup/AP

     

    Climate protesters demonstrate outside the local government legislature's offices in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    Climate protesters demonstrate outside the local government legislature’s offices in Johannesburg, South Africa. –Themba Hadebe/AP

     

    Protesters demonstrate in central Copenhagen, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (Nils Meilvang/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

    Protesters demonstrate in central Copenhagen. –Nils Meilvang/Ritzau Scanpix via AP

     

    An activist holds a placard at a street protest in Dharmsala, India, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The protestors gathered in response to a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

    An activist holds a placard at a street protest in Dharmsala, India. –Ashwini Bhatia/AP

     

    A child holds up her crayon drawing touching on the theme of plastic waste, during a global protest on climate change in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

    A child holds up her crayon drawing touching on the theme of plastic waste. –Silvia Izquierdo/AP

     

    Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, left, takes part during the Climate Strike, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in New York. Rallies calling for action on climate change are happening in cities around the world Friday ahead of a summit on the issue. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

    Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, left, takes part during the Climate Strike in New York. Rallies calling for action on climate change are happening in cities around the world Friday ahead of a summit on the issue. –Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP

     

    Climate protesters demonstrate in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

    Climate protesters demonstrate in Nicosia, Cyprus. –Petros Karadjias/AP

     

    Students and guests gather on the steps of the Statehouse during a climate change protest, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Indianapolis. Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of young people took to the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Students and guests gather on the steps of the Statehouse during a climate change protest in Indianapolis. Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of young people took to the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit. –Darron Cummings/AP

     

    Environmental activists hold placards during a rally outside the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to coincide with the global protests on climate change Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Various environmental groups in the country are participating in what is expected to be the world's largest mobilization on climate change known as "Global Climate Strikes."(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    Environmental activists hold placards during a rally outside the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to coincide with the global protests on climate change  at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Various environmental groups in the country are participating in what is expected to be the world’s largest mobilization on climate change known as “Global Climate Strikes.” –Bullit Marquez/AP

     

    Students chant as they gather for a climate strike rally at the Texas capitol, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Austin, Texas. A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Students chant as they gather for a climate strike rally at the Texas capitol, in Austin, Texas.  –Eric Gay/AP

    Hundreds of people gather outside City Hall in Portland, Maine, to demand that leaders take action on climate change, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    Hundreds of people gather outside City Hall in Portland, Maine, to demand that leaders take action on climate change. –Robert F. Bukaty/AP

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