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Monday, September 22, 2014

400,000 speak for the future of us all...

Demonstrators make their way down Sixth Avenue in New York during the People’s Climate March on Sunday. Photograph: Jason DeCrow/AP

As many as 400,000 people turned out in New York City on Sunday for the People’s Climate March, the largest environmental protest in history. The turnout far exceeded expectations, a massive crowd filling the streets to demand action on global warming. Other marches and rallies were held in 166 countries. More protests are planned. Climate activists gathered in downtown Manhattan for a mass sit-in dubbed "Flood Wall Street."