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Students make a statement with a global climate change strike in Princeton

Students and adults participate in global climate strike in Princeton on Sept. 20.

Princeton students rallied their community as part of a global strike involving millions to demand action on climate change.

Students ranging from elementary school through college, as well as adults, gathered to show support for climate action during a climate strike at Hinds Plaza in Princeton on Sept. 20.

Students and adults did not just rally in Hinds Plaza they also marched. They marched from Hinds Plaza through downtown and onto the campus of Princeton University.

More than 80 people participated in the strike, as they held up handmade signs and voiced several chants.

The rally and march were part of a global movement involving young people that spanned across 150 countries.

The global protests are coming on the heel of a United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on Sept. 23. Global leaders are set to meet at the summit and discuss concrete plans on how to address the global climate emergency, according to United Nations officials.

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