Climate Conference Sparks Global Protests

Thousands of people took part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris.

. Activists participate in a climate march in front of the Brandenburger Tor on Nov. 29, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

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. People hold placards and banners in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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. Protesters demonstrate in Berlin, Germany.

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. Protesters lie next to signs reading "I am the Doce river" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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. Filipino environmental activists perform in Manila.

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. A participant with a painted face during protests in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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. A protester dressed as a panda demonstrates in Kiev, Ukraine.

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. Numerous people dressed in white clothes form a symbolic glacier to promote climate protection in Munich, Germany.

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. A man rides a bike with a skeleton in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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. A woman wears a gas mask during a protest rally in Frankfurt, Germany,

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. Kristin Cook, right, of Potomac, Md., joins a rally outside the White House in Washington in support of the climate talks in Paris.

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. Participants gather in front of the Helsinki Cathedral during a climate march organized by environmental NGOs in Helsinki, Finland.

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. A woman rides a bicycle with a placard reading "Climate for Peace" as people hold hands to form a human chain in Lyon, central-eastern France.

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. Climate change protesters march during a demonstration in London.

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