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September 21: That’s the day of the People’s Climate March, what promises to be the largest demonstration for action on climate change in world history. The march has brought together over 1,100 organizations at last count, from the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance to the Georgia Climate Change Coalition. A coalition that’s both staggering in size and diversity.
The response should be a wake up call to politicians who still consider climate change a niche issue. For years, climate change felt like a distant threat.
“The days when climate change was thought of as a sort of side issue? Those days are over,” May Boeve, executive director of 350.org, recently told Capital New York. “The people are united calling for action.”
As climate change has become impossible to ignore, so has the climate movement…
Countdown Until Climate Marches In NYC And Around The World (08-21-2014)
The march, which is expected to include more than 750 groups and businesses, is timed to coincide with a gathering of world leaders for the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit on September 23…
BE THE CHANGE:
The climate Change Revolution Begins With You, MSNBC
September 21, 2014 is shaping up to be a day for the history books. Echoing the words of Paulo Coelho, “Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” That moment is now.
When people ask: “Where were you when the world came together and changed for the better?” Without hesitation you will tell them: “I was in the streets of New York City, part of the People’s Climate March.”