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Climate protests: First students, now adults march

AP  |  Paris 

A day after worldwide student climate protests, families and activists are marching in to force faster government action against

One group gathered Saturday near the in Paris, hoping for peaceful actions that contrast with violence at yellow vest protests nearby.

Another march is expected from the famed to the Republic Plaza, among dozens of climate actions planned around

made a passionate call this week to speed up the global fight against climate change, and has stood up firmly to skepticism from US

But activists say isn't ambitious enough in cutting emissions or France's dependence on fossil fuels.

Saturday's march comes the day after students in more than 100 countries demanded tougher climate action.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 18:45 IST