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Scotland’s Climate March

On Saturday 28th November 2015, more than 5,000 people marched through the streets of Edinburgh, calling for more action on climate change.  Thank you to everyone who came along and made it such a memorable day.

View some of the photos from Scotland's Climate March

Watch a short film of the march

You can follow our daily blog from the Paris climate conference via this webpage.

Pre-march info:

Join the worldwide movement marching for a better future.  Over the weekend of 28th and 29th November, people across the world will march for climate action: from Melbourne to Tokyo and from Mumbai to Buenos Aires. 

In the build up to the UN climate change negotiations in Paris, we are standing up for people affected by rising global temperatures and demanding that world leaders agree an ambitious deal.  

Recent tragic events in Paris mean that planned climate marches there have been cancelled.  So it's more important than ever that people across the world take to the streets in their own countries to call for climate action.  Join us in Edinburgh for Scotland's Climate March!

A low carbon society will create green jobs, improve our transport and food systems and protect our land, air and water.  Scotland needs to show its colours in Paris and beyond with strong action on climate change.

Wear your brightest colours as Scotland marches on this weekend of global action.

What to expect at Scotland's Climate March

11:00 Pre-march activities: join a church servicebanner-making workshop, recycled instrument workshop or music workshop see below for more information

12:00 Gather at The Meadows (near Middle-Meadow Walk)

12:30 March sets off: heading down Forrest Road, across George IV Bridge and then down the Mound

Once the march arrives at the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens (West) the rally will kick off.  The rally will be compered by actor and comedian, Hardeep Singh Kohli, and feature live music from Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5 and Jo Mango and a great lineup of speakers, including young people, politicians, a crofter, a Filipino climate activist and more.  BSL interpretation will be provided throughout.

15:00 Rally ends

Getting to Edinburgh

Buses are being organised from across the country.  Spaces are availalble on the buses from AberdeenDumfriesDunkeld and Glasgow but booking is essential to guarantee your place.  If you know of other buses, get in touch!

Please note, this is an outdoor event so please dress appropriately (and remember to show your colours!).

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