In Pictures: Young protesters march for the future

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Young people have taken to the streets of Glasgow to call for action at the COP26 climate change conference.

Greta Thunberg was among those at the Fridays for Future march which made its way from Kelvingrove Park to George Square in the city.

Here are some of the best images and key moments from the largest demonstration at the climate summit so far.

Image source, Jeff J MitchellImage caption, Thousands of people gathered in Kelvingrove Park to start the marchImage caption, The march set off just after 11:30 and made its way towards the city centreImage caption, Young people came dressed in costumes and with imaginative banners and signsImage caption, Many children were allowed to miss school for the day of actionImage caption, Young people say they have felt left out of the climate crisis talks in GlasgowImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was seen in the crowd and was believed to be preparing to speak at the rally following the marchImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The climate strike has been organised by Fridays for Future ScotlandImage caption, Even pets turned out to spread their messageImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The Cop26 talks on Friday feature events highlighting the voice of young people and education in climate actionImage caption, Pro-nuclear campaigners dressed as polar bears to join the processionImage caption, Protesters' banners demonstrated colourful imaginationsImage caption, Police said their approach to the march would be "friendly and welcoming"Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, People from all over the world made up the crowd which was expected to exceed 8,000 protestersImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Signs picked out the organisations protesters want to do betterImage caption, Residents added their support from their homesImage caption, It was not just Glasgow which saw young people turn out – a march also took place in DundeeImage caption, Protesters in Dundee carried placards with their climate change messagesImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The march culminated in a rally at the city's George SquareImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Greta Thunsberg gives a speech in George Square

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