Brighton youth climate strike: Hundreds take to the streets to demand action

Hundreds of young people took to the streets of Brighton today to call for government action to prevent climate breakdown.

Friday, 15th March 2019, 1:31 pm
Updated Friday, 15th March 2019, 2:41 pm
Hundreds of young people marched through Brighton today

Brighton students walked out of their schools, colleges and university for the strike - which saw young people from more than 50 countries take part. See our gallery of photos from the event here.

"We demand action" read one of the placards
Students braved the fierce wind to protest
They stopped traffic as they walked down the roads
"What I stand for is what I stand on" read one placard
Hundreds of placards were waved by the protestors
"Our future our planet!"
Hundreds of young people took part in the strike
"Climate justice now" read one of the placards
The march followed the first climate strike in the city which was held last month