Among the protesters was John MacEachen, 50, who attended the march with his 10-year-old son, his wife and friends from Edinburgh. Standing in the rain, he said this was the first time he had participated in an environmental protest.
It was the right time to get involved, he said, especially for the sake of your child.
“I don’t normally do this,” he said. “But I thought, ‘I can’t look back 10 years, 20 years and say I haven’t done anything.’