Greta Thunberg’s global climate strike reached Santa Barbara this Friday, as hundreds of activists from all walks of life marched the streets in protest against climate change. “When did my future go dark,” one protestor’s sign read; “Why should we go to school if you won’t listen to the education?” another’s asked.

Nexus photographer Siavash Ghadiri captured the urgent energy seen throughout protest – check out his photos below:

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