On Oct. 7, Extinction Rebellion launched its largest action yet, titled International Rebellion. At 10 a.m., the peaceful protest kicked off in London, where the rebel group began. Throughout the day, Extinction Rebellion groups in cities across the entire world gradually followed suit.
Nearly 8 million people – that is how many people who took part in the global climate strikes from Sept. 20 to 27, 2019. Protests spanned the globe from Wellington to Alaska and from Siberia to Tierra del Fuego. This officially marks the global climate strike as one of the largest demonstrations in world history.