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09/21/2014 08:51 am ET Updated Sep 22, 2014

People's Climate March To Draw Thousands To Streets Of New York City (WATCH LIVE)

More than 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets in New York City today for the long-awaited People's Climate March. But if you're not in the big apple and your city doesn't have a march of it's own (which it may very well have), Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman will be interviewing attendees and organizers live from Columbus Circle throughout the rally.

Take a look at the live video feed above, which will run from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern, and follow along on Twitter using the handles @HuffPostGreen and @DemocracyNow.

09/21/2014 9:58 PM EDT

Oil Heirs To Divest From Fossil Fuels

The Rockefeller family is divesting its massive fortune from fossil fuels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. They will announce the landmark decision on Monday along with 49 other philanthropic foundations.

According to USA Today, the groups will give up any and all stock in the world's biggest oil and gas companies.

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is especially noteworthy as its patriarch amassed his fortune by founding Standard Oil Company.

09/21/2014 9:06 PM EDT

Final Count: 400,000 Marched In NYC

09/21/2014 6:57 PM EDT

No Arrests Reported

The New York City Police Department told Reuters that as of 3PM Eastern, there were no arrests at the People's Climate March in Manhattan on Sunday. In the hours since their statement, there have been no arrests reported.

As Reuters points out, the 2009 climate rally in Copenhagen ended with over 2,000 protesters detained. Earlier this year, another major environmental rally (a protest of the Keystone XL pipeline) saw hundreds of arrests.

09/21/2014 6:51 PM EDT

And We're Done!

09/21/2014 6:44 PM EDT

March Organizers: Over 2000 Events In 166 Other Countries

Climate justice marches similar to the one in New York on Sunday took place in at least 166 other countries. Organizers told Reuters that at least 270,000 participated in events outside of New York.

According to the Guardian, about 2,700 events took place this weekend.

One of the biggest marches took place in London, where 40,000 people rallied and celebrities like Emma Thompson showed up. Melbourne also saw a huge turnout, with at least 30,000 people showing up.

09/21/2014 4:06 PM EDT

'Defend Our Mother'

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09/21/2014 3:57 PM EDT

'Older Is Bolder'

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09/21/2014 3:08 PM EDT

Leading Climate Expert: May Be More Than 310,000 Marchers

09/21/2014 2:54 PM EDT

310,000 People Marching

At least 310,000 people are marching on Sunday in support of climate change action, the march's organizer's said.

09/21/2014 1:59 PM EDT

'Fossil Fuels Have Got To Go'

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