7+ million went on climate strike

Between September 20th to 27th 7+ million people, from all walks of life, took to the streets to demand bold climate action, making it the largest global mobilization in history.

In Canada, young people, who are on the frontlines of a planet in crisis, organized hundreds of strikes from coast to coast to coast on September 27th. Nearly one million people took to the streets to demand the climate crisis be a top priority for the 2019 federal election.

See highlights from September 27th here:

See highlights and learn more about the Global Climate Strike here.

Photo Credit: Allan Lissner

Notable Moments:

  1. On September 20th, millions of people around the world kicked off the Global Climate Strike week. It was a beautiful moment of unity — watch the highlights here. 
  2. On September 27th, young people across Canada led some of the largest mobilizations in our history for the climate crisis. Organizers with Our Time organized dozens of post-secondary campus walk-outs in support of the local marches. In Montreal, Indigenous youth led the charge as 500,000+ people marched to demand bold climate action, making it the largest climate march in the world.
  3. Hundreds of Our Time organizers made art, marched, and connected with thousands of people on the ground, who committed to make climate the top election issue. They also committed to vote for bold leaders backing a Green New Deal, the only plan on the table to tackle the climate crisis and rising inequality at the scale required.

Watch the Global Climate Strike highlight video: