Action on climate change focused London’s attention this Sunday when campaigners for the Peoples Climate march took a stand throughout the city. Individuals of diverse cultures united to promote the World Leader’s Climate Summit in New York that aims to commence today. Uniting with Londoners, campaigners around the United Kingdom and globally, staged an international rally in support of raising awareness to climate change. Demonstrations were staged in 166 countries globally representing Europe, the US, and Australia, as well as cities around the UK including Manchester, Edinburgh, Sheffield and Gloucester. With so many individuals participating, the Peoples Climate march aimed the assembly of people to be “the biggest climate demonstration the US has ever seen”, mobilising an ambitious message to encourage ecological sustainable economies and inspire the world.
Commencing at midday on Sunday, the 40 000 campaigners who were involved in the London rally gathered at Temple Place and marched to Parliament Square. The peaceful demonstration was ignited by the energy of thousands who joined the march in solidarity. Campaigners wore bright costumes; zebras, tigers and giraffes, as well as holding banners expressing the spirited views of the Peoples Climate march. All the energy and enthusiasm was expressed through these colourful sights captivating the dynamic demonstration. The lively campaign captured the attention of London and cities around the UK where other demonstrations were being held. As a result, valuable attention on climate change has been advertised and the World Leader’s Climate Summit that aims to commence today may be under greater pressure to deliver to the demands declared by so many individuals worldwide.
The rally gained followers around the globe with 400 000 joining the streets in New York, marked as “one of the largest climate marches in history” by Peoples Climate. Individuals united transnationally as one body to share mutual values on the necessity to create an ecologically sustainable economy. All cultural identities and nationalities were put aside to show their collective support towards climate change. The impact of an international united force may sway the World Leaders Summit today and make more people aware of the repercussions of using fossil fuels and fracking, that are replaceable by renewable energy sources.
Today the World Leader Summit, with more than 100 world leaders attending, aims to meet in New York, led by the climate summit’s organiser U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The productive purpose of the summit is to “catalyse climate action”, mobilise bold actions to reduce emissions and create a meaningful legal agreement from governments globally. The international rally of the Peoples Climate has bought attention to the mutual values for progressive changes from citizens worldwide and this may exert helpful pressure, prompting the world leaders to actualise productive ecological policies.
The Peoples Climate rally successfully bought thousands of individuals of diverse and contrasting nationalities together sharing the same values for progressive action on climate change. They have placed climate change on the international centre stage creating a unifying force aimed at influencing the World Leaders Summit agenda today. The campaign has raised valuable discussions regarding responsibilities towards using renewable energy and may have made individuals more mindful of their input on the planet’s resources. Through this awareness and acting as one body to represent common ideals, countries worldwide may progressively move towards an agreement on ecological sustainability and shape a rejuvenated dynamic entity for climate change.
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