Thousands attend climate march in downtown Vancouver
Thousands attended the Global Climate March in Vancouver filling the streets with messages to world leaders who have arrived in Paris.
The UN climate summit kicks off on Monday where discussions on national limits of greenhouse gas emissions will arise.
People began gathering in the early afternoon in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery then marched throughout the downtown core. Climate change activists held protests across many cities.
Check out how some people described the events on Twitter:
#Vancouver says now is the time to #ActOnClimate! Thousands out on the streets pic.twitter.com/Flht3nZqZs
— Wilderness Committee (@wildernews) November 29, 2015
Vancouver Climate March! What’s the biggest cause? Read the sign. #vegan #climatechange #vancouver pic.twitter.com/nYqcxTMHhp — Carson McQuarrie (@CarsonMcQuarrie) November 29, 2015
About 700 #COP21 activists now on Burrard Street. #Vancouver pic.twitter.com/xvqbc9XKvn
— Mike Klassen (@MikeKlassen) November 29, 2015
Thousands pack into #Vancouver Art Gallery for #ClimateMarch. #COP21. pic.twitter.com/2webmalZee — Peter Louwe (@peterlouwe) November 29, 2015
union also has a role in this fight. Labour & environment= better together @PIPSC_IPFPC #ClimateMarch #COP21 #yvr pic.twitter.com/bYNlDhyaTp
— Kare (@leapingmuskrat) November 29, 2015
‘If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention’ #ClimateMarch #Vancouver pic.twitter.com/9PhtjEbI7d — AndrewCharlesJackson (@MrVanDigital) November 29, 2015