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Austria: Environmental activists 'march for climate justice' in Vienna

Austria, Vienna
September 27, 2019 at 15:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

Environmental activists joined a climate strike in the Austrian capital, Vienna on Friday, demanding action from government and what they called 'global climate justice'. The protest was named 'Earth Strike - there is No Planet B'.

Environmental NGOs, youth organisations, human rights groups, unions, political and economic initiatives were represented at the event.

Organisers say nearly 150,000 people joined the climate strike across Austria - the closing event of the global "Week for Future' between September 20 and 27. The protest was inspired by Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg.

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Environmental activists joined a climate strike in the Austrian capital, Vienna on Friday, demanding action from government and what they called 'global climate justice'. The protest was named 'Earth Strike - there is No Planet B'.

Environmental NGOs, youth organisations, human rights groups, unions, political and economic initiatives were represented at the event.

Organisers say nearly 150,000 people joined the climate strike across Austria - the closing event of the global "Week for Future' between September 20 and 27. The protest was inspired by Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg.

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