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14 Mar 2019 | 08:49 PM UTC

UK: Nationwide protests against climate change inaction expected March 15

United Kingdom News Alert

Nationwide protests against climate change inaction expected on March 15; anticipate localized disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/15/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION United Kingdom


Thousands of people are expected to demonstrate across the UK on Friday, March 15, to demand stronger policies to combat climate change. Organizers have called for demonstrations in more than 64 cities and municipalities across the country. Further information about the cities and times of the protests can be found here. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected near related demonstrations.


Thousands of students around the world plan to take the day off from school and march to protest government leaders' perceived lack of urgency to address global climate change. The demonstrations, under the "Youth Strike 4 Climate" banner, are part of an international movement to demand more effective government action on climate change issues.


Individuals in the UK are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate crowds, localized disruptions, and a heightened security presence near demonstrations, and avoid all public or political demonstrations as a precaution.


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