Rallying in Melbourne for climate change action

Activists from the Extinction Rebellion environmental movement taking part in a protest in Melbourne, Australia, yesterday to draw attention to climate change. The group wants governments to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and promotes re
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Activists from the Extinction Rebellion environmental movement taking part in a protest in Melbourne, Australia, yesterday to draw attention to climate change. The group wants governments to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and promotes rebellion against the political, economic and social structure of the modern world, with a view to averting scientists' worst-case climate change scenarios.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2019, with the headline 'Rallying in Melbourne for climate change action'. Print Edition | Subscribe