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Thousands rally in Australia for climate action

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Thousands of people on Sunday rallied across Australia calling for stronger action on climate change, days after new conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott moved to abolish a carbon tax. 

Firefighters battle a bushfire near Faulconbridge in the Blue Mountains on October 24, 2013

Activist group GetUp, which organised the National Day of Climate Action, estimated that more than 60,000 people turned out at protests.

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