Photos From The First Day of the Global Climate March That Bring Us Hope

The biggest U.N. climate conference of the decade starts in Paris on Monday, and hundreds of thousands of people around the world are marching for action.   

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Here are some of the photos from the first day of the Global Climate March that inspire us.
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60,000 peopled turned out in Melbourne for Australia’s largest climate march ever. It was being lead by amazing young indigenous people from Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network. This is an incredible way to start a weekend of action:


In the Philippines – climate justice means everyone comes together – unions, environmentalists, priests & nuns, and many more.

Check out this great video from the march in Quezon City.


Photo: Ac Dimatatac

Folks in Cairo, Egypt needed two selfie sticks taped together to capture this photo:


Photo Credit: التحرك الشعبى من أجل المناخ و البيئة

We’re not just fighting for the next generation — the next generation is joining the fight:





It’s time to keep fossil fuels in the ground and transition to renewable energy — and folks across the world are not shying away from saying it:

In Tokyo, Japan (Photo Credit: Hiroshi Okamoto):

In Samoa:


In Nepal:


And in Wellington, New Zealand:

Wellington, New Zealand

Frontline communities are not staying silent — this weekend, they are fighting for survival:

Tuvalu Climate March

Tuvalu Climate March


Dhaka, Bangladesh photo: Maruf Hossain

Dhaka, Bangladesh
photo: Maruf Hossain


“Mina (in front) is dressed in a contemporary mix traditional attire from the Highlands Region of Papua New Guinea. Due to climate change – what used to be fertile lands up in the highlands is now suffering from severe drought. PNG will not be silent anymore. We are standing in solidarity with the world!”


Photo Credit: Dagia. Aka

What is a movement without singing? We’re marching to our own beat this weekend:

We are ready for the solution. In fact, we’re already building it. Here’s a photo from Tokelau, the first nation in the world to go 100% renewable:

Tokelau, the first nation in the world to go 100% renewable. Photo by Litia Maiava

Photo by Litia Maiava

March with us again tomorrow.