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Argentina: Hundreds join global climate strike in Buenos Aires03:00

Argentina: Hundreds join global climate strike in Buenos Aires

Argentina, Buenos Aires
September 26, 2020 at 10:16 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Buenos Aires to demand concrete actions against climate change on Friday, as part of the global strike for climate.

Protesters marched beating drums and holding placards reading "ecocide causes pandemics" and through Plaza de Mayo and through the streets of the capital.

Activist Sebastian Canateli said, "From all regions of Argentina we have been demanding, in a peaceful manner, that the government tell the truth about the ecological and climate crisis that we are suffering."

"In terms of climate change, we are seeing it every day with the number of fires. In more than 11 provinces we have had fires simultaneously," he added.

This is part of the sixth global climate strike demanding concrete action from governments to prevent climate change and ecological crisis. Strikes were planned in 3,500 locations around the world.

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Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Buenos Aires to demand concrete actions against climate change on Friday, as part of the global strike for climate.

Protesters marched beating drums and holding placards reading "ecocide causes pandemics" and through Plaza de Mayo and through the streets of the capital.

Activist Sebastian Canateli said, "From all regions of Argentina we have been demanding, in a peaceful manner, that the government tell the truth about the ecological and climate crisis that we are suffering."

"In terms of climate change, we are seeing it every day with the number of fires. In more than 11 provinces we have had fires simultaneously," he added.

This is part of the sixth global climate strike demanding concrete action from governments to prevent climate change and ecological crisis. Strikes were planned in 3,500 locations around the world.

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