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Locals participate in worldwide climate change strike

Local residents took part in a worldwide strike calling for more action to be taken by lawmakers in dealing with the climate crisis.

The strikes were held three days before the 2019 United Nations Climate Summit in New York City where many world and business leaders will discuss plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade.

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According to organizers, the strikes took place in more than 1,000 locations in U.S. and 4,500 worldwide. Millions of protesters gathered to demand “transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis.” Organizers called this the largest climate strike in U.S. history.

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