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In photos: Climate change march in Madrid
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In photos: Climate change march in Madrid

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Thousands of people took to the streets of the Spanish capital to demand urgent action on global warming from world leaders attending the COP25 summit

  • A protester dressed up as a polar bear takes part in the march, which passed by Madrid City Hall.
    1A protester dressed up as a polar bear takes part in the march, which passed by Madrid City Hall. EFE
  • Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg holds her famous sign with the message “School strike for the climate.”
    2Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg holds her famous sign with the message “School strike for the climate.” Reuters
  • Protesters march down Paseo de la Castellana avenue in Madrid. According to the local police, around 15,000 people took part in the demonstration.
    3Protesters march down Paseo de la Castellana avenue in Madrid. According to the local police, around 15,000 people took part in the demonstration.
  • Indigenous activists from Chile lead the march through Madrid.
    4Indigenous activists from Chile lead the march through Madrid.
  • Two people hold a banner from the Eduardo Dato bridge in Madrid.
    5Two people hold a banner from the Eduardo Dato bridge in Madrid.
  • Protesters from the student union hold a banner with the message: “This summit is a farce.”
    6Protesters from the student union hold a banner with the message: “This summit is a farce.”
  • An indigenous protester at the climate change march.
    7An indigenous protester at the climate change march. Reuters
  • Members of the Extinction Rebellion group in Madrid take part in the climate change march in Madrid.
    8Members of the Extinction Rebellion group in Madrid take part in the climate change march in Madrid.
  • The march was backed by 850 social and environmental organizations.
    9The march was backed by 850 social and environmental organizations.
  • A group of Indigenous activists perform a dance at the climate change protest.
    10A group of Indigenous activists perform a dance at the climate change protest.
  • The march coincides with the United Nations climate summit in Madrid, which protesters hope will produce specific measures to stop global warming.
    11The march coincides with the United Nations climate summit in Madrid, which protesters hope will produce specific measures to stop global warming.
  • People at the Friday protest march in Madrid, where the COP25 climate summit is being held.
    12People at the Friday protest march in Madrid, where the COP25 climate summit is being held. REUTERS
  • Spanish actor Javier Bardem speaks onstage during the climate march to demand urgent action on the climate crisis from world leaders attending the COP25 summit, in Madrid.
    13Spanish actor Javier Bardem speaks onstage during the climate march to demand urgent action on the climate crisis from world leaders attending the COP25 summit, in Madrid. AFP
  • Members of indigenous communities speak onstage at the climate change rally. They hold signs against the ”coup in Bolivia” and lithium mining in Atacama, the world’s driest desert.
    14Members of indigenous communities speak onstage at the climate change rally. They hold signs against the ”coup in Bolivia” and lithium mining in Atacama, the world’s driest desert. AFP
  • Demonstrators carry signs reading: “Clean the planet” and “The dinosaurs also believed they had time.”
    15Demonstrators carry signs reading: “Clean the planet” and “The dinosaurs also believed they had time.” AFP