The best signs from the climate strike in The Hague

An estimated 25,000 people turned up last Friday, September 27, to protest the climate crisis. With that amount of people, we aren’t surprised at the level of creativity some signs displayed. We took loads of photos and whittled down our selection to only the crème de la crème. 

Printing error 404: Tree not found

Someone was hungry

…and thirsty

climate strike signs

Double whammy: some signs tackled climate change as well as another social cause

Need we say more? Veganism does good things for the planet in several ways…

Bless this sign with its ironically unplanned spacing?

Image: Teresa Gubern/Supplied

It’s not a protest without some spicy memes.

Image: Teresa Gubern/Supplied

Seriously, everyone should just print out memes and bring them to protests. Sincerity? No thanks. Memes? Always.

Save the bees!

Image: Teresa Gubern/Supplied

Sometimes, it was the costumes people wore that impressed us the most (though these are some very aesthetically pleasing signs).

The protest last Friday was super impressive- it was inspiring to see 25,000 people coming together to ask for change from the government. Were you one of them? 

Freya Sawbridge
Freya was born in Edinburgh but raised in New Zealand (cue every person she meets saying “oh I have always wanted to go there but it’s so far away!”). A restless and curious nature has led her to move countries 5 times in the last 3 years in attempt to find a place she can call home. She contacted DutchReview on a whim and arrived in the Netherlands in summer 2019 to start her internship.


  1. Last week, when meeting and seeing many of the protestor I suddenly realized…… Main driver for this people is not that they worry about the future of the world or worry about nature. They are afraid!
    Never realized that until now

    Just my 2cts


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