Three rallies hit Capitol Hill on Monday. First, several thousand young attendees of the Power Shift climate conference rallied on the west lawn of the Capitol before heading off to lobby their representatives. Second, more than 2,000 people gathered for a high-profile protest at the Capitol Power Plant, demanding an end to the burning of coal. Third, folks from the Competitive Enterprise Institute held a pro-coal counter-rally, also at the Capitol Power Plant … attracting a total of 16 people.

We’ll have more coverage of these events soon [UPDATE: here's coverage]. But in the meantime, here are some photos:

Photos: Kate Sheppard