Protesters rally for action on climate issue

October 24, 2009 (CHICAGO) The rally was held just outside the Fisk coal-fired power plant in the Pilsen neighborhood.

More than 4,000 similar rallies were planned around the world Saturday, calling for a strong international climate treaty.

Chicago participants called on President Obama to lead the international fight to stop using coal for energy, in favor of cleaner sources, such as solar or wind.

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