In Pictures: Children take to the streets to voice climate change concerns

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A poll ahead of the walkouts suggests a majority of the British public support UK students who first ditched lessons on February 15.

Students have joined school strikes around the world demanding that politicians take urgent action on climate change.

Students take part in a global school strike for climate change outside the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)
Students in Canterbury as protests are planned in 100 towns and cities in the UK (Gareth Fuller/PA)
Climate change protest
Parliament Square in London was packed (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
(Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

The climate change protests were taking place across the globe.

A woman takes part in a march during a demonstration to call for strengthened measures against global warming in Tokyo (Jun Hirata/Kyodo News via AP)
Students and activists join a demonstration in Manila, Philippines (Aaron Favila/AP)
Students participate in a climate protest at Stortorget in Lund, Sweden (Johan Nilsson /TT News Agency via AP)
Pupils take to the Paris streets (Francois Mori/AP)

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