SCORES of people turned out to demonstrate against the causes of man-made climate change in Southampton, this afternoon.

Campaigners were demanding that more action be taken to stop the Earth's overall average temperature from rising due to excessive CO2 emissions.

• Southampton Climate Change Protest - in pictures >>

Rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere due to human activity are causing the planet to heat up, resulting in drought, rising sea levels and more extreme weather across the globe.