Hundreds of young people marched through Brighton today

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.

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
"We demand action" read one of the placards
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Students braved the fierce wind to protest
Students braved the fierce wind to protest
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They stopped traffic as they walked down the roads
They stopped traffic as they walked down the roads
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"What I stand for is what I stand on" read one placard
"What I stand for is what I stand on" read one placard
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