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G-7 Summit 2021: Climate Activists Stage Protests At Cornwall To Urge Leaders To Take Action

The three-day G-7 summit began on Friday in Cornwall, England. The pandemic, climate change, foreign policy and global economy are likely to dominate the discussions

June 12, 2021

Climate activists hold a banner during an action on Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth, Cornwall, England. Leaders of the G7 begin their first of three days of meetings in Carbis Bay, in which they will discuss COVID-19, climate, foreign policy and the economy.

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Activists wave flags and banners as they march during a demonstration near the G7 meeting taking place in St. Ives, Cornwall, England.

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Climate activists wave signs and chant as they march during a demonstration taking place outside a meeting of G7 leaders in Falmouth, Cornwall, England.

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Climate activists Delores and Leroy Tycklemore wear bee keeping suits as they demonstrate as part of Fridays for Future at Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth, Cornwall, England.

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Climate activists hold a banner and rally during an action on Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth, Cornwall, England.

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A small boy watches climate activists push a boat on wheels with a message in the harbour near the G7 meeting taking place in St. Ives, Cornwall, England.

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Protestors in costumes march on the beach of Carbis Bay outside the G7 meeting taking place in St. Ives, Cornwall, England.

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Climate activists are dressed in costumes as they demonstrate near the G7 meeting taking place in St. Ives, Cornwall, England.

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Activists wearing giant heads of the G7 leaders tussle over a giant COVID-19 vaccine syringe during an action of NGO's on Swanpool Beach in Falmouth, Cornwall, England. Leaders of the G7 begin their first of three days of meetings in Carbis Bay, in which they will discuss COVID-19, climate, foreign policy and the economy. Depicted from left to right, Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, U.S. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Activists pose with faces of the G7 and other world leaders as they demonstrate on the beach in the harbour near the G7 meeting taking place in St. Ives, Cornwall, England.

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Climate activists and others march during a demonstration near the G7 meeting taking place in St. Ives, Cornwall, England.

AP Photo/Jon Super