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LARGEST EVER CLIMATE CHANGE MARCH ROLLS THROUGH NEW YORK CITY?

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NEW YORK, USA - Over three hundred thousand activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth - in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action. 
Starting along Central Park West, most came on foot, others with bicycles and walkers, and some even in wheelchairs. Many wore costumes and marched to drumbeats. One woman played the accordion.
But their message was not entertaining: "We're going to lose our planet in the next generation if things continue this way," said Bert Garskof, 81, as a family member pushed his wheelchair through Times Square.
The crowds of marchers, which included actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo and Evangeline Lilly, wound through midtown Manhattan, joined along the way by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former Vice President Al Gore and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
In New York organizers said there were around 310,000 marchers, making it possibly the biggest single demonstration on climate change to date.
The march was one of a series of events large and small held around the world - organizers said 40,000 marchers took part in an event in London, while a small gathering in Cairo featured 50-foot art piece representing wind and solar energy -- two days before the United Nations Climate Summit. 
More than 120 world leaders will convene Tuesday for the meeting aimed at galvanizing 
political will for a new global climate treaty by 
the end of 2015.

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