Protesters had been instrumental at “crucial moments in pushing governments and business leaders to do much more, and global climate goals would already be out of reach without them,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ spokesperson Stephane Dujarric told the German press. “Climate activists - led by the moral voice of young people - have continued to pursue their goals even in the darkest days. They need to be protected.”

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    Climate activists see surge in support following German raids

    Following Wednesday’s raid targeting 15 properties affiliated with members of the group in seven German states, the activists called for people to join protest marches in several cities, including Berlin and Munich.

    The rally in the German capital drew several hundred people on Wednesday evening, making it the largest to date, Last Generation said.