Kirklees bloc adds its voice to Manchester’s People’s Climate March

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Thanks to all people who joined us for a march in the sun at Manchester’s People’s Climate March.

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Organisers estimate that around 1000 people joined in the city’s demonstration, swelling the numbers of – easily- the largest mobilisation across the world on climate change: 2800 events in 166 countries with over 675,000 taking to the streets world-wide.

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The Manchester march began at Piccadilly Gardens and ended with a lobby of the Labour Party – potentially the party of government in as little as eight months – calling on them to oppose fracking and create One Million Climate Jobs.

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The event came one day after the launch of the latest edition of the One Million Climate Jobs report .

The ‘Kirklees bloc’ – including five children and a dog – were a lively bunch, adding chants and singing to the event!

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You can read coverage of the speeches and see more photos on:

You can read about the People’s Climate March, see pictures and watch a three hour no-longer-live stream of the New York march on:

The Climate Coalition’s summary of the London march is here:

There are masses of media coverage. Here’s a page to get you started:




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