Italy: Fridays For Future global climate protests kick off ahead of COP26 conference

'Fridays for Future' climate activists took to the streets in Florence on Friday (September 24) as part of a worldwide climate strike that includes 1,400 events in 80 countries. Similar protests are also taking place in Berlin with founder Greta Thunberg. It comes as global leaders including prime minister Boris Johnson gathered in New York to discuss what they need to do to tackle important environmental problems. The much anticipated 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) will take place between November 1 and November 12, 2021 at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Scotland.

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