„Flood of People“ protest Wall Street and Climate Change


Im Moment „fluten“ hunderte blau gekleideter Menschen den Finanzdistrikt von Manhattan, stellen die Überflutung durch Hurricane Sandy im Jahr 2012 nach und protestieren damit gegen die Rolle der Finanzmärkte im Klimawandel.

floodwllA “flood” of people dressed in blue plan to march to the financial district and conduct a sit-in.

Today’s rally falls on the eve of a United Nations summit on climate change in New York. The Wall Street rally follows a historic demonstration on Sunday in which, according to figures provided by organisers, more than 300,000 marchers took to the streets of Manhattan and 2,700 climate events were held worldwide.

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