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UK: Labour's Corbyn speaks at climate strike London

United Kingdom, London
September 20, 2019 at 21:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn addressed thousands of people who joined a global climate change protest in London on Friday.

"We've got to get to zero emissions a lot, lot sooner than 2050 [the government's target]," he told the crowd.

Schoolchildren and workers attended the rally outside the Houses of Parliament to demand action from government and civil society.

The strike in London was one many taking place in British cities and across the world.

The global action follows a series of school strikes initially inspired by Swedish teenager and climate activist Greta Thunberg.

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Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn addressed thousands of people who joined a global climate change protest in London on Friday.

"We've got to get to zero emissions a lot, lot sooner than 2050 [the government's target]," he told the crowd.

Schoolchildren and workers attended the rally outside the Houses of Parliament to demand action from government and civil society.

The strike in London was one many taking place in British cities and across the world.

The global action follows a series of school strikes initially inspired by Swedish teenager and climate activist Greta Thunberg.

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