These are the best signs at yesterday’s York’s Climate Strike

The placards that will give you inspo to become a climate activist


On Friday 29th November St Helen's square was invaded by hundreds of protesters taking part in the Global Climate Strike. This event was organised by YouthStrike4Climate and included representatives such as Extinction Rebellion and University and College Union (UCU).

The crowd had a real mix of ages from primary school students to retired activists chanting: "Climate Change is not a lie, do not let our planet die!" The York Tab joined the masses to find the best protest signs that ranged from shocking straight facts to the pun-tastic, here are some of our favourites:

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Sassy and clear message from these uni students – stop f***ing with the planet!

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"Power is on Your Plate, Your Choice Earth's Fate"

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Damn that is pretty hot

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One protester wore this plas-tastic outfit to emphasise our excessive use of plastic

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A haunting message from a young protester and her mum

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A positive message: we can make a difference!

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These signs are good as hell

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"It's gettin hot in here so take off all you coals!"

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These teens give a crap

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Kittens don't like climate change

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