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Protests in Poznan

A protester at the Global Day of Action on climate change highlights that the clock is ticking with just one year before the next climate change summit in Copenhagen, where the aim is to strike an international climate change deal.

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Spanish protesters from international NGO Oxfam join the action with their Climate Monster – a chain of images put together by communities around the world to tell their stories of climate change and how it's affecting them.

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Another protester "looking for action on climate change".

Credits: Rod Harbinson / Panos London

International protesters lighten the mood in clown costumes around the old town in Poznan.

Credits: Rod Harbinson / Panos London

More clowns mingle with the local police…

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…and keep up the fun.

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A pleading polar bear makes the case for greater action on climate change.

Credits: Rod Harbinson / Panos London

As governments around the world came together in Poznan, Poland for the UN Climate Change Conference, scores more joined the protests on the streets on 6 December for the Global Day of Action – pressing delegates for greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

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12/12/2008

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