On July 20, 2019, Londoners marched across the Westminster Bridge to protest the United Kingdom Parliament's lack of meaningful action since declaring a climate emergency earlier in the year. The march was organized by movement-building coalition Extinction Rebellion, which uses non-violent civil disobedience to prompt governments to act on climate and ecological issues, and move decision-making power to citizens. 


Notably, youth were leading the effort, reflecting worldwide patterns of young people using activism and community organizing to demand action on pressing climate issues.

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