Saturday, December 5, 2009
Climate Change Rallies in Europe
As reported by the New York Times, thousands of protesters who support a climate change resolution at the upcoming U.N. climate summit in Copenhagen took to the streets in London and marched around the Houses of Parliament. As is typical with large demonstrations, the police and protesters disagreed regarding the number of protersters who participated; police said 20,000 while protesters estimated the assembly at 40,000. Similar demonstrations occurred in several other European cities, including Brussels, Paris, and Dublin.