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Global climate strikes, environmental protests in November 2022

Italian climate activists from Ultima Generazione, or Last Generation, pour flour over a sports car painted by US pop artist Andy Warhol at an exhibition in Milan

Protests and strikes against environmental degradation continued across the globe in November, with demonstrators demanding decisive action to tackle climate change.

Activists and netizens kept up street protests and online campaigns. Events included Fridays for Future’s weekly protests and anti-government demonstrations over failing climate policies.

Below is a timeline of protests and demonstrations compiled by Anadolu Agency:

Nov. 1:

Just Stop Oil activists hold a demonstration outside Downing Street in London, demanding the government to halt all new oil and gas licenses and consents.

Nov. 2:

Environmental group Last Generation sprays orange paint on the building in Berlin of the Free Democratic Party (FDP), a partner in Germany’s ruling coalition, demanding concrete steps toward the use of fossil fuels.

Nov. 4:

Climate activists and environmental protesters continue to raise awareness about climate change during the first Fridays for Future strike of the month, with nonprofit groups supporting the efforts.

Nov. 5:

Climate activists gather around Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to protest against environmental pollution, holding banners saying “Stop Ecocide.”

Nov. 6:

A group of animal rights activists holds demonstrations against the consumption of animal products outside the International Convention Center in Egypt, which is hosting the UN climate change conference COP27.

Nov. 9.

A group of climate activists holds a demonstration in an attempt to raise awareness of climate change by climbing to the top of the historical Brandenburg Gate in the German capital Berlin.

Environmental activists continue their protests at the UN climate change conference COP27 in Egypt, demanding world leaders take ambitious steps against climate change.

Nov. 11:

On the second Fridays for Future strike in November, climate activists and environmental protesters continue to raise awareness about climate change and environmental issues.

Nov. 12:

A group of people in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh hold demonstrations and chant slogans demanding “climate justice” for Africa.

Meanwhile in Spain, climate protesters, NGOs and concerned citizens hold rallies in the capital Madrid, stressing climate change-related problems such as desertification.

Nov. 14:

A group of environmental activists gather outside the venue of the COP27 climate summit in Egypt and call on world leaders to stop wars and the use of fossil fuel.

A Congolese delegation to COP27 holds a protest to demand climate justice for African countries.

Nov. 16:

Environmental activists gather at Union Square in New York, demanding climate justice and a shift from fossil fuels.

Nov. 18:

Two climate supporters of the Derniere Renovation (Last Renewal) environmental group pour orange paint on a sculpture of the American artist Charles Ray in central Paris in a bid to draw attention to climate change.

Italian climate activists from Ultima Generazione, or Last Generation, pour flour over a sports car painted by US pop artist Andy Warhol at an exhibition in Milan.

Hundreds of climate activists hold marches in various cities across Poland, demanding climate justice and rejecting the government’s “ineffective” policy in the face of climate change.

Fridays for Future holds a third strike of the month, with climate activists and environmental protesters raising awareness about climate change and environmental issues.

Nov. 24:

Germany’s Berlin Brandenburg Airport is paralyzed for nearly two hours due to a protest by climate change activists.

Meanwhile, police search several apartments in the German state of Saxony as part of an investigation into a protest in which climate activists are accused of damaging public property.

Nov. 25:

Greenpeace activists set up four huge piles of garbage in Madrid’s central shopping district to protest the throwaway consumerism encouraged by Black Friday.

Hundreds of Swedish activists hold a rally to file a lawsuit against the government for failing to address climate change.

Fridays for Future holds the last strike of November, with climate activists and environmental protesters raising awareness about climate change and environmental issues.

Source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/environment/global-climate-strikes-environmental-protests-in-november-2022/2755508#

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