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Environmental activists perform a skit representing the burning earth during a rally marking the Global Day of Climate Action near the government complex in Seoul, South Korea. The signs read: "Climate crisis emergency."

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Protestors dress up for Carnival of Corruption during an Extinction Rebellion climate change protest at Parliament Square in London.

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Demonstrators lie under white sheets in a 'die in' during an Extinction Rebellion climate change protest at Parliament Square in London. Hundreds of protesters gathered near Parliament to urge returning lawmakers to support a climate emergency bill and to prepare for a climate crisis.

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Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Information & Broadcasting and Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Prakash Javadekar participates in the first virtual Ministerial on Climate Action, in New Delhi.

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Activists of Fridays for Future movement placed protest posters for climate protection in front the German parliament building the Reichstag in Berlin, Germany. Because of the continuing spread of the coronavirus, the climate strike will be digitally distributed on the Internet.

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School children take part in a climate change awareness rally at Bandra, in Mumbai

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks with the media as she arrives for a meeting of the Environment Council at the European Council building in Brussels

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A protester wearing a vintage gas mask walks next to vehicles waiting at a traffic light during a climate and anti-pollution protest in Bucharest, Romania. Dozens joined a protest march to raise awareness to increasing levels of air pollution in the Romanian capital.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (4th L) along with deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi (3rd L), Jal Purush Rajendra Singh (4th R) and others participates in forming a human chain in support of 'Jal Jivan Hariyali Movement' against climate crisis, prohibition and social ills including dowry and child marriage, in Patna.

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17 year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, front, delivers a speech after an environmental 'Fridays for Future' climate protest in Lausanne, Switzerland

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17 year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, front center, takes part in an environmental 'Fridays for Future' climate protest in Lausanne, Switzerland

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Women participate in a torch rally for Jal Jivan Hariyali campaign against climate crisis, in Patna.

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Actress and activist Jane Fonda hugs actor Joaquin Phoenix outside the U.S. Capitol during a protest on climate change on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Activists protest outside of the COP25 climate talks congress in Madrid, Spain. The United Nations Secretary-General has warned that failure to tackle global warming could result in economic disaster.

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Activist Licypriya Kangujam (R) from Manipur poses for a photograph with UN chief Antonio Guterres at COP 25 in Madrid, Spain.

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Visitors at the climate change summit experience extreme pollution as part of an awareness drive in Madrid.

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Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar delivers India’s statement at UNFCCC COP25, in Madrid, Spain.

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Activists from the international group called Extinction Rebellion joint Indigenas activists in a protest outside the COP25 Climate summit in Madrid, Spain.

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Indigenous leader Sonia Guajajara speaks alongside Indigenas activists in a protest outside the COP25 Climate summit in Madrid, Spain. A global U.N.sponsored climate change conference is taking place in Madrid.

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Police detain an activist during a protest against climate change outside the COP25 Climate summit in Madrid, Spain. A global U.N.sponsored climate change conference is taking place in Madrid.

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A woman with a painted face symbolizing an oil stain, takes part in a protest outside the Repsol headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. A small group of indigenous leaders gathered outside oil company Repsol to alert against the oil spill that has been affecting the Brazilian coast for several months and also to the exploration of fossil fuels in South America. The protest coincides with the U.N.'s two-week international climate change conference in Madrid, where Brazilian indigenous leaders are present and attempting to draw attention to the importance of protecting their forest territories.

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Activists protest in front of the Repsol headquarters in Madrid, Spain. A small group of indigenous leaders gathered outside oil company Repsol to alert against the oil spill that has been affecting the Brazilian coast for several months and also to the exploration of fossil fuels in South America. The protest coincides with the U.N.'s two-week international climate change conference in Madrid, where Brazilian indigenous leaders are present and attempting to draw attention to the importance of protecting their forest territories.

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A hundred activists hold portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to urge France to take action during the U.N. COP 25 climate talks in Madrid, during a gathering at Place du Trocadero facing the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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A hundred activists hold portraits of President Emmanuel Macron upside down to urge France to take action during the U.N. COP 25 climate talks in Madrid, during a gathering at Place du Trocadero facing the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Environmental activists around France have removed President Emmanuel Macron's official portrait from town halls around the country in an unusual protest movement aimed at pushing him to do more to slow climate change.

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Demonstrators march to demand world leaders take real action against climate change, during a protest in Madrid.

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Demonstrators march to demand world leaders take real action against climate change, during a protest in Madrid.

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg, centre, leaves the protest in Madrid. Thunberg arrived in Madrid to join thousands of other young people in a march to demand world leaders take real action against climate change.

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A climate activist is seen wearing a mask and holding a placard reading 'Fossil fuel era is over' outside Millbank Studios, in London.

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg holds a sign reading 'School strike for the climate' after arriving in Lisbon, aboard the sailboat La Vagabonde. Thunberg has arrived by catamaran in the port of Lisbon after a three-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean from the United States. The Swedish teen sailed to the Portuguese capital before heading to neighboring Spain to attend the U.N. Climate Change Conference taking place in Madrid.

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Activists lie in the Cibeles fountain during a protest performance in Madrid, Spain.

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Activists stage a protest at the Cibeles fountain during a protest performance in Madrid, Spain. Some 20 activists from the international group called Extinction Rebellion cut off traffic in central Madrid and staged a brief theatrical performance to protest the climate crisis. The activists held up a banner in Russian that read "Climate Crisis. To speak the truth. To take action immediately." While some 10 others dressed in red robes and with their faces whitened to symbolize the human species' peril danced briefly before police moved in to end the protest.

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Traffic is seen on a highway in Minsk, Belarus. The Climate Summit COP25 runs between 2 Dec. until 13 Dec in Madrid, Spain.

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Spain's Caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, fourth left, and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, third left, applaud Spain's King Felipe after his speech during a reception at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain. Heads of State and delegates are attending the COP25 climate summit in Madrid.

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Spain's caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, centre, and Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres, pose for a photo with the rest of representatives taking part at the COP25 climate talks summit in Madrid. The chair of a two-week climate summit attended by nearly 200 countries warned at its opening that those refusing to adjust to the planet's rising temperatures "will be on the wrong side of history."

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Spain's caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, left, and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres give a press conference at the COP25 climate talks summit in Madrid. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged countries not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming.

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrives for a news conference at the COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain. This year’s international talks on tackling climate change were meant to be a walk in the park compared to previous instalments. But with scientists issuing dire warnings about the pace of global warming and the need to urgently cut greenhouse gas emissions, officials are under pressure to finalize the rules of the 2015 Paris accord and send a signal to anxious voters.

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A Teddy bear lays among construction waste at a illegal dumping site in Carrieres-sous-Poissy, France, 35 kms (21,9 mls) west of Paris. The Climate Summit COP25 runs between 2 Dec. until 13 Dec in Madrid, Spain.

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A police officer arrives as activists create a bus and bicycle lane in protest against the public transport policy of the city of Bayonne, southwestern France.

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Activists create a bus and bicycle lane in protest against the public transport policy of the city of Bayonne, southwestern France. The COP25 Climate Change Summit will take place in Madrid from Dec. 2 to Dec. 13.

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Supporters of the climate movement Ende Gelaende protest in front of a coal-fired power station Lippendorf near Leipzig, Germany.

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Supporters of the climate movement Ende Gelaende protest at the coal-fired power station Lippendorf near Leipzig, Germany. Ende Gelaende is an action alliance for an immediate coal exit, climate justice and a fundamental system change. The alliance announces a mass action of civil disobedience in the Saxony and Lusatian coal mining area in Germany.

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Union Minister for Environment and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi at the Conference of State Forest Ministers, New Delhi

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College students hold placards as they protest in support of the global action against climate changes 'Friday for Future', in Bengaluru

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Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters call for action on climate change by staging an event against the fashion industry outside a shopping centre in Istanbul

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College students participate in a demonstration protest in support of the global action against climate changes 'Friday for Future', in Guwahati.

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College students hold placards as they protest in support of the global action against climate changes 'Friday for Future', in Chennai.

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Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg waves from the 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran La Vagabonde as it departs Salt Ponds in Hampton, Va.. Thunberg left North America on a return trip across the Atlantic hitching a renewable-energy ride with an Australian family aboard their catamaran.

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This image made available by NASA shows a map of a hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica. The purple and blue colors indicate the least amount of ozone, and the yellows and reds show the most. In October 2019, NASA says the ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution.

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Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters stand with other protesters sitting and blocking traffic on Whitehall at the bottom of Trafalgar Square, during a rally in London.

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Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters demonstrate during a rally in Trafalgar Square, London. Climate protesters in London have kept up their campaign despite being ousted by a police order from their Trafalgar Square encampment.

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Persons protest during a rally for the Amazon indigenous peoples and climate justice, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Mothers hold up their babies as they finish taking part in an Extinction Rebellion "mass nurse-in" protest to highlight the environmental benefits of breast feeding including its zero carbon footprint and zero waste, on the third day of ongoing demonstrations in London. Hundreds of climate change activists camped out in central London during a third day of world protests by the Extinction Rebellion movement to demand more urgent actions to counter global warming.

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, speaks at Standing Rock High School in Fort Yates, North Dakota. Thunberg's visit was part of a panel discussion on American Indian opposition to pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines.

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Climate protestors block a road leading to Britain's Parliament in central London in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government.

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Climate protestors block the Mall leading to Buckingham Palace, rear, central London. Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads in London, Berlin and Amsterdam at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding new climate policies.

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Greta Thunberg looks on during the Climate Change Rally and March in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Climate change protestors from the Extinction Rebellion movement gather to demonstrate at Town Hall in Sydney. In a series of protests also including Australian cities of Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, protestors are demanding much more urgent action against climate change.

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Environmental protestors gather around the head of a statue confiscated by police on Lambeth bridge in central London. Environmental activists were set to block roads leading to Britain's Parliament in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government.

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Police hold the head of a statue taken from climate protestors on a bridge in central London. Environmental activists were set to block roads leading to Britain's Parliament in an attempt to disrupt the heart of government.

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Police attend to a climate activist who barricaded himself into a car as part of an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in central London

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Activists and supporters hold banners during a protest part of the global climate strike in Mumbai.

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Activists and supporters from various walks of life take part in a die-in protest as part of the global climate strike declaration, in Mumbai.

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Activists and supporters hold placards during a die-in protest as part of the global climate strike declaration, in Mumbai.

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Girls hold placards as they take part in a climate change protest in Mumbai.

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School girls lie down on ground during a climate change protest in Mumbai.

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School girls along with activists shouts slogans during a climate change protest in Mumbai.

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A girl holds a globe as she participates in a protest in Mumbai.

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Students and activists participate in the Global Climate Strike as part of #fridaysforfuture in Mumbai.

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A man wears a mask and participates in a protest in Mumbai.

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People hold banners and placards as they participate in a protest in Mumbai. The protestors gathered in response to a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change.

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A woman with "Monsanto Out!!" written in Spanish on her chest, participates in a worldwide protest demanding action on climate change, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to demand that leaders tackle climate change.

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Students demonstrate during a worldwide protest demanding action on climate change, in Rome. The protests are inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who spoke to world leaders at a United Nations summit this week. Writing on banner reads in Italian' "Change the system, not the climate."

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A youngster performs stunts on a bicycle infront of a group of students and activists, who took part in the Global Climate Strike as part of #fridaysforfuture, in Bhubaneshwar.

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Thousands of demonstrators take part in a global climate protest at the Parliament House in Helsinki, Finland.

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Students of Patna Women's College hold placards during an environment awareness rally 'Save Earth', in Patna.

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Students and activists hold a banner during a campaign to raise awareness on climate change, in New Delhi.

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Students stage a rally demanding the escape from the climate crisis in Seoul, South Korea. Hundreds of students boycotted classes and gathered to demand world leaders' action to stop climate change.

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Thousands of people march on Parliament to protest climate change in Wellington, New Zealand. The protest in New Zealand was part of a second wave of protests around the world as the United Nations General Assembly met in New York.

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Thousands of people march on Parliament to protest climate change in Wellington, New Zealand. The protest in New Zealand was part of a second wave of protests around the world as the United Nations General Assembly met in New York.

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The Planpincieux glacier, top, located in the Alps on the Grande Jorasses peak of the Mont Blanc massif, is seen from Val Ferret, a popular hiking area on the south side of the Mont Blanc, near Courmayeur, northern Italy. Italian officials sounded an alarm over climate change due to the threat that the fast-moving melting glacier is posing to the picturesque valley near the Alpine town of Courmayeur, the glacier, which spreads 1,327 square kilometers (512 square miles) across the mountain, has been moving up to 50 centimeters (nearly 20 inches) a day.

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Activists of All India Janavigyan Network form a human chain demanding control in Global Warming, in Guwahati.

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Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar meets French President Emmanuel Macron in New York regarding the 25th UN Conference on Climate Change (COP25) to be held in Santiago, Chile this December.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters in New York.

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Actress and singer Victoria Justice signs the Planet Pledge as she unveils a large-scale climate action mural pop-up in Bryant Park to launch #PledgeForPlanet — a new climate action initiative led by Mars, Incorporated, to help limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C.

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Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, right, speaks during the Climate Action Summit 2019 at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. From left are" Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi, Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg, and Khan.

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France's President Emmanuel Macron, right, talks with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani before addressing the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters.

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Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, of Sweden, addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is joined by Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg as he addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters

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Students from various colleges and schools participate in the Global Climate Strike rally in Chennai

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A girl displays a placard as she participates in the Global Climate Strike rally in Chennai

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Protesters lie down with slogans reading ''One Earth, One Chance'' during a global climate strike named ''Earth Funeral'' in Taipei, Taiwan. This event in Taipei is said to be one of 4,500 locations in 150 countries, taking place from Sept. 20-27.

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A boy holds a placard and joins activists in a protest in Mumbai. The protestors gathered in response to a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York.

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Thousands crowd main De la Loi street as they march during a climate protest in Brussels.

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Climate protesters demonstrate in London.

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An activist attends a rally as part of the 'Friday For Future' global strike in Belgrade, Serbia. In Canberra and Kabul, Cape Town and Berlin, and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.

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Demonstrators taking part in a global protest on climate change are reflected on a clothing store window, in Santiago, Chile. Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.

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Ecuadorians gather in front of government palace during a global protest on climate change, in Quito, Ecuador.

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