December, the 3rd was propagated as the International Day against Climate Change .
Worldwide, demonstrations and protests have been announced to coincide with the meeting of the World Leaders in Montreal.
In Edinburgh about 200 protesters stood up against rain, cold and Xmas shopping to protest against the environmental-hostile, carbondioxide-blasting politics of the Scottish Executive which persues increased road-building schemes, such as the M74 extension, the Dalkeith Bypass and A701 Alignment, airport extensions and others.
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A climate change rally has been held in Edinburgh to coincide with UN talks in Montreal on the Kyoto Protocol.
A total of 141 countries have signed up to the treaty, promising to slash greenhouse gas emissions.
The Scottish show of strength was part of an international effort across 32 countries to call for more action to reduce pollution.