People attend a ‘Fridays For Future’ rally in Freiburg, Germany, on Friday. Protests of the ‘Fridays For Futurte’ movement against the increase of carbon dioxide emissions are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events are planned. (Patrik Seeger/dpa via AP)

People attend a ‘Fridays For Future’ rally in Freiburg, Germany, on Friday. Protests of the ‘Fridays For Futurte’ movement against the increase of carbon dioxide emissions are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events are planned. (Patrik Seeger/dpa via AP)

From Australia to Europe, climate protesters hit the streets

The protests are partly inspired by the activism of Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg.

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