Though the march is a yearly event, perhaps this year's march was more meaningful as the fight against climate change has turned into a full-on battle.
This 100th day of the Trump administration drew tens of thousands of demonstrators to the nation's capital - this time for what was called the People's Climate March. The National Park Service issued the march a permit for 100,000 people, designating a space from 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, down 3rd Street and down Jefferson Avenue to 7th Street.
The president's first 100 days have seen nearly weekly demonstrations in Chicago. "We're sick and exhausted of seeing people with cancer because of coal ash ponds. We rise", a slogan for the event reads.
Trump's administration is considering withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, which more than 190 countries signed in hopes of curbing global warming.
In Trump's first 100 days, the Environmental Protection Agency has moved swiftly to roll back Obama-era regulations on fossil fuels while also facing significant planned budget cuts.
Trump has said, among other things, that climate change was a 'hoax, ' tweeting in November that "the concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make United States manufacturing non-competitive". It was considered one of the major achievements of Barack Obama's presidency, and the capstone of a series of policy shifts aimed at reducing carbon emissions and avoiding the worst impacts of climate change. "That year, Congress approved seven of the most progressive environmental legislations in the history of America".
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Both the march and rally were peaceful and took place without incident. "Now when you go to Lake Erie it's really handsome".
Ken Hunter, 78, traveled from Charlestown, W.Va. for Saturday morning's march. "I thought it would be easier".
The EPA's main climate change website, which has existed since 1997, now links to a page that states that the website is being updated to "reflect EPA's priorities under the leadership of President Trump and Administrator [Scott] Pruitt", according to the website.
The Peoples Climate March, which originated with a massive demonstration in NY in September 2014, picked a symbolically hot day for its 2017 event, amplifying the movement's message. The message across all of these marches was stern and simple: this march is a response to President Trump's hostile rhetoric on science regarding climate change.