1. Various of participants of the climate change strike standing holding their banners
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Dhanada Mishra, organiser:
"The worst outcomes of the climate crisis will come in the next ten years and further. So it's the young children and the young people who are going to go into a very serious situation, because of the climate, you know, climate crisis. So therefore it is appropriate that they should be aware and they should you know speak out, and demand that the future is not jeopardised by the government's inaction."
Dozens gathered in Hong Kong to participate in a global climate strike as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead of a United Nations summit in New York.
Similar rallies were planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies were expected.
A similar coordinated protest in March that drew crowds around the world.