Global climate change protests demand compensation ahead of COP27

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Reuters

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) -Young activists rallied for climate action on Friday, staging protests from New Zealand and Japan to Germany and the Democratic Republic of Congo to demand that rich countries pay for the damage global warming is inflicting upon the poor. The protests take place six weeks before this year's U.N. climate summit, known as COP27, where vulnerable countries will push for compensation for climate-related destruction to homes, infrastructure and livelihoods. Demonstrations were planned in around 450 locations worldwide by youth movement Fridays for Future. They are...

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