Updated at 4:30 p.m. ET
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets Saturday in Washington, D.C., and cities across the globe, for the People's Climate March, demanding action on protecting the environment.
On a sweltering hot day in the nation's capitol, protesters made their way down Pennsylvania Avenue chanting, singing and banging drums. Once they reached the White House, some staged a sit-in and others marched past carrying signs and shouting, "Shame, shame, shame."