World's Largest Climate Change Demonstration in Pictures

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copenhagen climate march photo
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You may have seen various mainstream media reports on the Global Day of Action on climate change that took place in Copenhagen. Somewhere between 40,000 and 100,000 people attended (the former is the police estimate, the latter is the organizer's) that is true. It is also factually accurate that a small fraction of people participated violently. However the true mood of the event was one of peace, unity and justice.

Here's how the 6km march, on the coldest day of COP15 so far, proceeded. Enjoy.

All photos in this slideshow: Matthew McDermott