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COP26: 100,000 people march in Glasgow for largest climate change protest

Approximately 100,000 people marched through the streets of Glasgow to demand more action on the climate crisis.

The protest was the largest so far during the COP26 climate summit, and occurred while countless climate protests took place around the world.

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Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was also in attendance of the demonstration.

The “Global Day of Action for Climate Justice” march started in Kelvinsgrove park and Queen’s Park at midday, and made its way along a three-mile route to Glasgow Green.

Greta Thunberg is understood to have decided to allow other activists make speeches as she had already addressed youth activists in a rally on Friday.

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21 protesters from Scientist Rebellion were arrested after chaining themselves together on the King George V Bridge in Glasgow city centre.

IMAGE “Greta Thunberg at the Parliament” (CC BY 2.0) by European Parliament/Orla Dwyer (via Twitter)

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