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People’s Climate March



On September 21st, 2014 the largest gathering of climate change supporters descended on New York City. 400,000 bodies marched from central park to the lower west side protesting against greenhouse gas emitting industry. Interlock’s director Jonathan Schwartz and Toronto-based videographer/photographer Caitlin McManus took hundreds of pictures for Thomas Watkins, who was heading up the UN’s press effort that day, starting at dawn with the caucus of indigenous peoples. Watkins, who has traveled as a reporter for Interlock and was a top newsman at CNN for fifteen years, interviewed marchers from all backgrounds, trying to understand why they were marching and what they wanted this march to accomplish. Check out a couple of images from the march below!






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