Global Climate March Shatters Record


Thousands of people around the world just made climate change history.

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Tens of thousands of people across 150 countries took to the streets on Sunday for the "People's Climate March" to demand action on climate change from their governments.

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Former Vice President Al Gore, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, scientist Jane Goodall and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon joined a throng of activists, scientists, students and elected officials who took to New York City's streets Sunday for a massive march meant to sound the alarm about climate change.

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Heres what the march in New York City looks like from above:

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"It shows we have power,"  Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune told Politico of the march. "It's a diverse coalition. It's broad and it's growing in strength and it's growing in diversity. And it's increasingly impatient at the rate of progress."