In Photos: Climate Protests Around the World

Two weeks of worldwide climate protests by Extinction Rebellion are under way, with the group pronouncing: ‘To governments of the world: we declared a climate and ecological emergency. You did not do enough. To everybody else: rebel’

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Climate crisis activists attend Extinction Rebellion protests on Copacabana beach

Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters

Melbourne, Australia

Protesters march along Bourke Street as part of an international call for action

Photograph: Daniel Pockett/Getty Images

Dublin, Ireland

XR protesters make their way to Penneys on O’Connell Street in Dublin, as fashion retailers around the world come under scrutiny for their practices

Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

New York, US

People stage a ‘die-in’ using fake blood during a rally for action near the Wall Street Fearless Girl sculpture in the financial district

Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Paris, France

‘Leave your desk. Invite your boss. Walk out of school. Switch off the TV. Put down your phone. Get on the streets. And bring everybody’ – Extinction Rebellion

Photograph: Sadak Souici/Le Pictorium Agency via ZUMA/REX/Shutterstock

Berlin, Germany

Red Rebel Brigade activists in front of the Brandenburg Gate

Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

Madrid, Spain

Police watch protesters form a human chain to block roads in the city

Photograph: Fer Capdep³N Arroyo/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire/REX/Shutterstock

Islamabad, Pakistan

Activists hold placards on the side of a road. XR has called for action in 60 cities across the world

Photograph: Aamir Qureshi/AFP via Getty Images

Wellington, New Zealand

A woman chains herself to a car to block traffic at an intersection in the city center

Photograph: Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa NZ/AFP via Getty Images

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