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More than 1,500 attend Boston climate change rally

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BOSTON - More than 1,500 people were part of what organizers are calling the largest climate demonstration in Boston history.

The march took place Saturday afternoon through the streets of Boston in order to urge local leaders to take bold action as international leaders were signing a climate deal.

"Today's international agreement sends a strong signal that the era of fossil fuels is finally coming to end, but it is not strong enough to prevent catastrophic warning, James Razsa an event organizer.

Speakers at the rally talked about how climate change is connected to other social and economic issues.

The march wound through Downtown Boston and included stops at McDonalds, Primark and State Street Bank.