Photos of the #climatestrike from NYC, Washington DC, Germany, and England

As an assortment of weebs and Kyles descend upon Nevada for the raid on Area 51, it's important not to lose sight of a much bigger, more serious gathering happening around the planet today: the #ClimateStrike. Thousands upon thousands of peaceful protesters are marching through the streets of their respective cities in an effort to get more political action towards what is arguably the greatest crisis of our time, and it's genuinely inspiring to see.

The Climate Strike is the brainchild of 16-year-old Swedish activist, Greta Thunberg, who first caught the world's attention after staging a sit-in in front of the Swedish Parliament. Since then, she's become the face of the movement, speaking with poise and eloquence while simultaneously not holding back on the urgency of the matter:

Greta's words have inspired thousands of people worldwide to demand action from their leaders, which culminated in today's global climate strike by students (and grownups) all around the globe.