Photos: Students Lead Denver’s Global Climate Strike

A boy looks at the demonstration while protestors hold their hands in the air. Denver City Hall is in the background. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A boy looks at the demonstration while protestors hold their hands in the air. Denver City Hall is in the background. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver

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A crowd of demonstrators gathered at the Colorado State Capitol. Denver City Hall is in the background. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Demonstrators gathered at the Colorado State Capitol. Denver City Hall is in the background. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Megan Neufeld, 16, holds a banner with friends she met at the Climate Strike in March. "People ask my what I'm going to do with my future. My future is not guaranteed, so I've got to fight for my future if I'm going to plan for it." Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Megan Neufeld, 16, holds a banner with friends she met at the Climate Strike in March. “People ask my what I’m going to do with my future. My future is not guaranteed, so I’ve got to fight for my future if I’m going to plan for it.” Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A boy holds a sign on the steps of the Colorado Capitol. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A child holds a sign on the steps of the Colorado Capitol. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Debbie Thornburg James holds a sign reading “Hancock’s Highways Kills Kids.” Fran Aguirre wears a t-shirt reading “Ditch the Ditch, No I-70.” Gomez said Gov. Polis pledged to stop the expansion of I-70 through neighborhoods known for illnesses that may be related to pollution. “He said he would halt the expansion of I-70,” she said. “It was a campaign promise that’s broken. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
At Union Station, a protester holds a sign reading: "You say you love your kids above all else, and yet you are stealing their future. Greta T," referring to Greta Thunberg, whose solitary protests outside of the Swedish Parliament inspired the youth movement behind today's strike. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
At Union Station, a protester holds a sign reading: “You say you love your kids above all else, and yet you are stealing their future. Greta T,” referring to Greta Thunberg, whose solitary protests outside of the Swedish Parliament inspired the youth movement behind today’s strike. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke shakes hands with a youth protestor at Union Station.
Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke shakes hands with a youth protestor at Union Station.
A group of girls hold signs and chant while marching on the 16th St. Mall. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A girl holds a sign while marching in the Global Climate Protest in Downtown Denver. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A man holds a sign reading, “We’re on a highway to hell!” while marching in the Global Climate Protest in downtown Denver. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A boy chants with the crowd while holding a sign that reads, “Cool the Earth down.” Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Three girls laugh while marching in the Global Climate Protest on the 16th Street Mall in Denver. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A man shouts as he chants with the crowd. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A man wearing a red bandana marches with a Native American group. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A boy carries a sign reading, “Wake Up!” while marching in the Global Climate Strike on Denver’s 16th Street Mall. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
A woman waves a flag which shows a photo of the Earth. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver.
A boy wearing a cowboy hat marches in the Global Climate Protest in Downtown Denver. Photo: Andy Bosselman
A boy wearing a cowboy hat marches in the Global Climate Protest in Downtown Denver. Photo: Andy Bosselman
Thousands gatherered at the Colorado State Capitol for the Global Climate Strike. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Thousands gatherered at the Colorado State Capitol for the Global Climate Strike. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Three girls demonstrate on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
Three girls demonstrate on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
On the steps of the Colorado Capital, protestors raise their fists. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver
On the steps of the Colorado Capital, protestors raise their fists. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver

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