Youth across the globe demand action on climate change

Protesters aim to pressure world leaders who are gathering at the UN next week for the annual General Assembly.

Millions across the globe have taken part in the biggest climate change protest on record.

Young people took the lead, skipping classes and work to demand governments do more to curb emissions.

The week-long campaign aims to step up the pressure on world leaders gathering in New York for the United Nations General Assembly.


Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports.