Bushfires crisis: world rallies to demand climate action as Australia burns – in pictures | Australia news

The ferocity and tragedy of Australia’s bushfires, which have claimed 26 lives and razed more than 2,000 homes, have shocked the nation, with many demanding those in power do much more to address the effects of climate change. Tens of thousands turned out at rallies across Australia on Friday night, with many calling for the prime minister, Scott Morrison, to be sacked. Globally, Australia’s plight was recognised too, as activists from London to Lima – many dressed as Australian fauna – protested the government’s policies
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