PHOTOS: 2nd wave of protests caps week focused on climate action

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Thousands of people march on Parliament to protest climate change in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protest in New Zealand was part of a second wave of protests around the world as the United Nations General Assembly met in New York. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)

BERLIN (AP) — Students took to the streets across the globe in the hundreds of thousands Friday for a second wave of worldwide protests demanding swift action on climate change.

Thousands marched as part of a second wave of worldwide protests demanding action on climate change in The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
Students demonstrate during a worldwide protest demanding action on climate change in Milan, Italy, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protests are inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who spoke to world leaders at a United Nations summit this week.(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Thousands of people march on Parliament to protest climate change in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protest in New Zealand was part of a second wave of protests around the world as the United Nations General Assembly met in New York. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
Thousands of people march on Parliament to protest climate change in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protest in New Zealand was part of a second wave of protests around the world as the United Nations General Assembly met in New York. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
Thousands of people march on Parliament to protest climate change in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protest in New Zealand was part of a second wave of protests around the world as the United Nations General Assembly met in New York. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
Thousands of people gather near Parliament to protest climate change in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protest in New Zealand was part of a second wave of protests around the world as the United Nations General Assembly met in New York. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
Students demonstrate during a worldwide protest demanding action on climate change, in Rome, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protests are inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who spoke to world leaders at a United Nations summit this week. Signs in the background read in Italian “Change the school to change the system”, left, “We protest for concrete results”, top. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Demonstrators unveil a giant green drape during a worldwide protest demanding action on climate change, in Rome, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protests are inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who spoke to world leaders at a United Nations summit this week. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Students hold up signs with writing in Italian reading “Future” as they demonstrate during a worldwide protest demanding action on climate change, in Rome, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protests are inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who spoke to world leaders at a United Nations summit this week. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
An exile Tibetan student carries a poster before participating in a march in Dharmsala, India, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. The protestors gathered in response to a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
Thousands marched as part of a second wave of worldwide protests demanding action on climate change in The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
In this photo provided by Greenpeace Russia, Greenpeace activists sign words ‘Act now’ with a banner reading ‘Climate crisis’ in front of the Russian government’s building during a protest flash mob for climate protection in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (Greenpeace Russia via AP)

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