Largest Climate Mobilisation in History
We did it! This weekend’s Global Climate March broke records as the largest climate mobilisation in history! This is the movement our world has been waiting for.
From São Paulo, to Sana’a, to Sydney, over 785,000 of us marched at 2,300 events in 175 countries united in one voice calling for a 100% clean energy future to save everything we love.
Scroll down to see the amazing events that took place all over the planet and the front pages of newspapers today! Then leave a message for the whole Avaaz community.
Canberra, Australia (Credit: Graham Tidy, Canberra Times)
Front pages from around the world
Thousands of pairs of donated ‘marching shoes’ have filled the Place de la Republique in Paris
Pope Francis and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon both donated “marching shoes” in Paris
UN climate chief tweeting about our big screen inside the Summit
Voices and footage from civil society all around the world being beamed into Le Bourget. Warmly welcome! @COP21 pic.twitter.com/tKq5yJdCl7— Christiana Figueres (@CFigueres) December 1, 2015
Bargny, Senegal (via 350 Senegal)
Oslo and Manila somehow managed to coordinate props :)
Sydney, Australia (credit: Isaac Astill)
London, United Kingdom
Green human hearts in Israel, Serbia, Austria, Finland, Switzerland and Italy
Sana’a, Yemen (from The Guardian)
"Phew, what a tremendous day! Quite incredible. A message this strong is hard to dismiss, but when it unites with the global outcry for climate action we're seeing all around the world right now? It can't be ignored. The climate negotiations are almost here. I don't know about you, but for once I'm actually feeling quite hopeful."
- Sebastian Osterman, Helsinki
Sydney from the sky (Credit: Jarra Joseph McGrath)
"I marched in Amsterdam alongside a Polar Bear on behalf of Olivia from Paris who couldn't march. She attended the Avaaz Shoes symbolic march instead, she loved it. We sent pictures to each other from both events at the same time. Amazing way to connect with inspiring people with one dream in common! A good climate deal for the COP21!"
- Valeria Botte Coca
Athens, Greece (from The Guardian)
Matane, Québec (Credit: Louis-Philippe Cusson)
Rome, Italy (Credit: Agnese Samà)
Noumea, New Caledonia
Alaska, USA (via 350)
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Dartmoor, United Kingdom
São Paulo, Brazil
Delhi, India; Tokyo, Japan; and Dublin, Ireland
Paris, for everything we love (Credit: Simon Guillemin)
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