‘The Earth depends on us’: Climate activists taking it to the streets
Around 100,000 people poured into Melbourne chanting, singing and waving placards to demand action on the climate emergency. Our photo journalists captured the moment. This gallery is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 220 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.
The scene in the Treasury Gardens as climate strikers gather in Melbourne on September 20. Photo by Christina Jingjie Liu,
Pictures by Fangying Zhou, Chenxi Gui, Liam Petterson, Cici Liu, Yahan Tao, Fia Walsh, Fujia Yang, and Christina Jingjie Liu
THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →