Schools climate strike: the best protest banners and posters

Children may have skipped school to campaign on climate change – but taught a lesson or two on how to write a protest banner

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Martin Place, Sydney. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian

— Some were witty, some were rude and some – for older people at least – were incomprehensible.

The thousands of children who left class on Friday to protest against inaction on climate change brought with them a dazzling array of protest banners and posters.

Here are some of the best – from the streets and from social media.

 

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Martin Place, Sydney. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian
martin place, sydney
Martin Place, Sydney. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian

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Another one at Martin Place, Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

martin place, sydney
Martin Place, Sydney. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian
martin place, sydney
Martin Place, Sydney. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian

martin place, sydney
Martin Place, Sydney. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian

 


by Guardian Staff | The Guardian