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Germany: Protesters march for 'global day of climate action' in Berlin

Germany, Berlin
November 29, 2019 at 14:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of people from across all age groups marched in Berlin for climate strike on Friday.

Students and adults gathered at the Brandenburg gate where they began their march through Berlin city centre.

An estimate of 50 thousand people officially registered with local authorities for the demo, but many more are expected to have joined.

This new round of demonstrations was called on worldwide by climate change movements such as 'Fridays for Future' and 'Youth for climate' and comes alongside a general student strike.

The aim of the protest is to denounce the global climate crisis and to demand climate justice and effective policies from governments.

This round of actions comes ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) that will be held in Madrid on December 2-13.

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Thousands of people from across all age groups marched in Berlin for climate strike on Friday.

Students and adults gathered at the Brandenburg gate where they began their march through Berlin city centre.

An estimate of 50 thousand people officially registered with local authorities for the demo, but many more are expected to have joined.

This new round of demonstrations was called on worldwide by climate change movements such as 'Fridays for Future' and 'Youth for climate' and comes alongside a general student strike.

The aim of the protest is to denounce the global climate crisis and to demand climate justice and effective policies from governments.

This round of actions comes ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) that will be held in Madrid on December 2-13.

Note: Music in the file may be subject to copyright.

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