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Global climate strikes: Here’s what’s happening on the ground

Environment 20 September 2019 By Adam Vaughan and Alice Klein Protesters in LondonDan Kitwood/GettyHundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change. Organisers said around 400,000 people had joined protests across Australia, and protests have…



Environment



20 September 2019

By Adam Vaughan
and Alice Klein

Climate protesters

Protesters in London

Dan Kitwood/Getty

Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change.

Organisers said around 400,000 people had joined protests across Australia, and protests have taken place at over 200 locations in the UK, with tens of thousands marching in London. Although these numbers have not been independently verified.

Alarms were set off at 1pm across the UK to mark a “climate alarm”, while Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was inspired by the strikers and …

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