Protesters at COP25 Continue Demands for Urgent Action: “You Can’t Drink O il, Keep It in the Soil!” + Thousands Protest Australian Government’s Inaction a s Smoke from Wildfires Blankets Sydney

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Democracy Now!   Dec 11, 2019

Here at COP25 in Madrid, protesters are continuing to demand urgent action on climate change. Today, youth protesters with Fridays for Future took over the main plenary stage, chanting “You can’t drink oil, keep it in the soil!” and “Respect indigenous rights, so we can win this fight!”

Protesters: “Respect indigenous rights, so we can win this fight! Respect indigenous rights, so we can win this fight!”

Thousands Protest Australian Government’s Inaction as Smoke from Wildfires Blankets Sydney

Dec 11, 2019

The youth protests at COP25 in Madrid, Spain, come as thousands of people have taken to the streets in Australia to demand urgent action on climate change, as Sydney is blanketed in thick black toxic smoke from the more than 100 wildfires burning across the country. Smoke alarms have been going off across Sydney as the air quality reaches record hazardous levels. This year is the worst wildfire season in Australia’s history.

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