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In Paris’s financial district, La Defense, students have blocked the headquarters of the bank Société Générale.
Young people demanding climate justice marched through Tokyo’s famous Shibuya scramble crossing as part of the climate strike today. About 130 people – including school and university students and other supporters – joined in the march, which started at the United Nations University and wound its way through Tokyo streets including the busy Omotesando shopping street.
One of the organisers, Ten Maekawa, 20, led the crowd in chants of “What do we want? Climate justice! When do we want it? Now!” Maekawa told the Guardian afterwards that he was happy with the turnout, as numbers had increased since the last time they did a similar march in Tokyo.