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Thousands of students walked out of classrooms across the UK on Friday as part of a national climate change protest.CNN reports the protest, called Youth Strike 4 Climate, took place in more than 60 British cities and towns. Thousands of students gathered in front of the Houses of Parliament in London. The strike aimed to raise awareness of the increasing threats of climate change and to urge the UK government to declare a climate emergency.

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