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From Tokyo to Kabul, and many other cities in between, young activists and their older relatives take part in a second worldwide strike, at the call of teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg. The "Global Climate Strike" is meant to pressure their respective governments and home corporations to affect change.

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People hold signs as they demonstrate at the march to the U.S. Capitol during the "Global Climate Strike," Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
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Google employees march out of their offices to join others in a climate strike rally at City Hall Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in San Francisco. See more climate strike coverage from the Bay Area <a href="https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Climate-Strike-Bay-Area-560881011.html" target="_blank">here.</a>
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Thousands of activists march in the Boston Climate Strike at the City Hall Plaza, Sept. 20, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts. See more strike coverage from Boston <a href="https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/Thousands-Expected-at-Boston-Climate-Strike-Sparked-By-Greta-Thunberg-560869241.html" target="_blank">here.</a>
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Hundreds of protestors gather and march through downtown Chicago as part of a worldwide "Global Climate Strike" on Sept. 20, 2019, Chicago, Illinois. Read more on the climate strike in Chicago <a href="https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/climate-change-march-chicago-560892321.html" target="_blank">here</a>.
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South Florida students joined in a worldwide "Global Climate Strike" in a bid to bring attention to the repercussions of climate change on Sept. 20, 2019, on Miami Beach, Florida. See more Miami coverage of the climate strike <a href="https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/South-Florida-Students-Join-Climate-Strike-Express-Sea-Rise-Fears-560896121.html" target="_blank">here.</a>
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Hundreds of people gather outside City Hall in Portland, Maine, to demand that leaders take action on climate change, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.
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Young people demonstrate with signs during a youth climate strike week action outside City Hall in Omaha, Nebraska, Sept. 20, 2019. Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of young people took to the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.
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Students and guests gather on the steps of the statehouse during a climate change protest, Sept. 20, 2019, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of young people took to the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.
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Students chant as they gather for a climate strike rally at the Texas capitol, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Austin, Texas. A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit.
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A child wearing a costume of the anime character Pikachu holds a sign as students and activists take part in the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20, 2019 in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines. Students and adults joined together on Friday as part of a global mass day to demand action on climate change.
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Participants in the "Fridays For Future" movement protest during a nationwide climate change action day in front of the Brandenburg Gate on Sept. 20, 2019, in Berlin, Germany. Fridays for Future protests and strikes were registered in over 400 Germany cities alone.
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Thousands of school students participate in a "Global Climate Strike" on Sept. 20, 2019, in Sydney, Australia. Rallies held across Australia are part of a global mass day of action demanding action on the climate crisis.
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Young protesters hold up banners and chant during the "Global Strike For Future" on Sept. 20, 2019, in Brussels, Belgium. People join protests around the world today to mark the start of a week of global climate strikes, with activists calling on their respective governments to fast-track policies addressing climate change.
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20 September 2019, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Freiburg: Demostrators with the "Global Climate Strike" clap their hands and write the Icelandic "Hu," in Freiburg, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, Sept. 20, 2019.
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Protesters gather at the UK Student Climate Network's Global Climate Strike in London, England, Sept. 20, 2019. The Global Climate Strike in London is part of a wider global strike held in over 150 cities and six continents around the world.
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Young protestors hold up signs reading "I'm sure the dinosaurs thought they had time too," and "We're skipping our lessons to teach you one," during a climate change strike in Gdynia, Poland, Sept. 20, 2019. The strike in Gdynia is one of a 110 registered "Global Climate Strikes" in cities across the world.
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Participants gather at United Nations University in a rally to draw attention to the ongoing climate change crisis on Sept. 20, 2019, in Tokyo, Japan. Students and adults joined together on Friday as part of a global mass day to demand action on climate change.
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People demonstrate with placards during the "Global Climate Strike" at Raadhuspladsen in Copenhagen, Denmark, Sept. 20, 2019.
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Activists gather in front of a banner as they take part in a world-wide climate rally, at the University of the Philippines' campus in Manila on Sept. 20, 2019. Activists in Manila took part in the millions-strong global climate strike on September 20 - heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults take action to stave off environmental disaster.
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Protesters hold signs and chant slogans during the Hong Kong Climate Strike rally on Sept. 20, 2019, in Hong Kong.
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Activists and ecology organizations take part in the "Zero Future Campaign" rally on the same day as the "Global Climate Strike" happening in cities across the world, Sept. 20, 2019, in Istanbul, Turkey. thousands of people took part in the call of "Fridays for Future Turkey" to demand concrete steps against climate crisis. The participants' main demands were decrease in the use of fossil fuels, protection of the forests, reduced consumption and minimum consumption of meat.
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Thousands of Turkish students holding banners and posters take part in the global climate strike held to draw attention on global climate change, Sept. 20, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. This second global climate strike, billed as the biggest climate mobilization ever, is being held in over 110 countries across six continents with more than 3,500 demonstrations by activists, students, scientists, workers, and many others.
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Demonstrators hold up protest posters during a protest at the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic, Sept. 20, 2019. Protestors around the world gathered in response to a day of demonstrations calling for their respective governments to guard against climate change.
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Students demonstrate at Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece, Sept. 20, 2019, demanding action against climate change as part of a global strike to bring attention to climate change.
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Young activists take part in a "Global Climate Strike" rally, as Afghan security forces guard them in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. A younger generation rallies in a city where people die frequently from bomb attacks, saying climate change will kill them if war does not.
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Protestors gather with signs and banners on the Neumarkt in front of the Frauenkirche, Sept. 20, 2019, in Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
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Thai protestors take part in a "die-in" to symbolize the impact of climate change on the world in front of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Sept. 20, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand. Hundreds of Thai students, adults and foreigners joined together on Friday as part of a global mass day to demand action on climate change.
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Youths wearing masks hold placards as they participate in a protest against governmental inaction towards climate breakdown and environmental pollution, part of demonstrations being held worldwide in a movement dubbed "Fridays for Future", in Guwahati, India, Sept. 20, 2019.
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Schoolchildren and protesters gather during a climate strike rally on Sept. 20, 2019, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Students and adults joined together on Friday as part of a global mass day of protest to demand action on climate change.
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Participants of a climate change demonstration fill the Jungfernstieg in Hamburg, Germany, Sept. 20, 2019. The demonstrators follow the call of the movement Fridays for Future to bring attention to climate change across the world.
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A demonstrator holds up a sign reading "Make decisions instead of trees," during a "Global Climate Strike" march on Sept. 20, 2019, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Strikes were registered in 400 German cities as part of the bigger worldwide strike on climate change inaction by mostly young activists.
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Demonstrators of the "Fridays for Future" movement walk along the B75 to protest climate change inaction, Sept. 20, 2019, in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
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A man dressed as a dinosaur carries a banner in The Domain ahead of a climate strike rally on Sept. 20, 2019, in Sydney, Australia. Rallies held across Australia are part of a global mass day of action demanding action on the climate crisis.
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Participants in the "Fridays For Future" movement protest during a nationwide climate change action day, Sept. 20, 2019, in Frankfurt, Germany. "Fridays for Future" protests and strikes are registered today in over 400 cities across Germany alone.
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Young Cardiff protestors pass Cardiff Castle as they demand action on climate change as part of the second global climate strike happening across the world, Sept. 20, 2019, in Cardiff, Wales.
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A student holds a placard during the "Global Climate Strike" to demand action be taken on climate change, Sept. 20, 2019, in Krakow, Poland. People are stepping up in over 150 cities to support young climate strikers and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels.
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Children hold placards and shout slogans during the "School Strike for Climate" in the center of Kyiv on Sept. 20, 2019.
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Hundreds of young environmental activists campaign against the worldwide climate crisis in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sept. 20, 2019. They urged President Joko Widodo to pay more attention to the problem of environmental damage, especially the handling of forest fires in a number of areas of Indonesia with increasingly alarming impact.
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Campaigners protest during a climate change action day, Sept. 20, 2019, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Protests are taking place today worldwide, with campaigners demanding that governments and corporations take steps towards lowering CO2 emissions and combating the warming of the Earth's temperatures.
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Student activists gather during the "Global Climate Strike" to draw attention to global warming and climate change, in Melbourne, Australia on Sept. 20, 2019.
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Youths hold placards and shout slogans as they participate in a climate strike to protest against governmental inaction towards climate breakdown and environmental pollution, part of demonstrations being held worldwide in a movement dubbed "Fridays for Future", in New Delhi, India, Sept. 20, 2019.
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Environmental activists stage a performance as part of a global climate strike, in Seoul on Sept. 20, 2019.
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School students and protesters gather during a climate strike rally at the Dam Square on Sept. 20, 2019, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Students and supporters joined together on Friday as part of a global mass day of protest to demand action on climate change.
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