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Thousands Attend Glasgow Climate Protests

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Thousands Attend Glasgow Climate Protests

A march drew young activists from around the world, with attendees demanding climate justice from leaders at the United Nations summit. Greta Thunberg, who inspired the international Fridays for Futures movement, joined the crowd.

“Power!” “Power!” “People!” “People!” “Power to the people!” [unintelligible] “Because the people have the power.” [Crowd noise] “If not now, then when? When?” “If not now, then when? When?” “If not now, then when? When?” [unintelligible] I’ve lived through three major cyclones. I’ve seen the floods go into our homes and I’ve scooped out the mud. And that’s just the lived reality of youth, of young people that live within climate-vulnerable communities. I don’t think that world leaders discussing there, is of any use, because they are only saying what they have been saying for decades, which is only false promises — targets that so-called ambitious but are actually full of loopholes.

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