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Protestors Expose the Stark Reality of Climate Progress at COP26

The message from the thousands marching around the venue is one most insiders would agree with: progress so far isn't enough to avoid catastrophe

Climate protestors in Glasgow.

Climate protestors in Glasgow.

Photographer: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Europe

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The parade of announcements this week from world leaders, finance figures and climate diplomats at the COP26 summit culminated in a weekend parade of protesters through Glasgow, Scotland. The message from the thousands carrying placards around the venue of the meeting is one most insiders would agree with: The progress is still not enough to avoid catastrophe.