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24 HOURS OF REALITY

 

PEOPLE'S CLIMATE MARCH

 
 

Tue Sep 16 noon - Wed Sep 17 noon

24hoursofreality.org

Join Al Gore and the Climate Reality Project for this global Internet event. 24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons to be hopeful about solving the climate crisis. Or join us at noon on Wed Sep 17 at the Eco Centre for coffee and snacks as we celebrate this event together. Email us if you are coming.

 

Sun Sep 21, 1PM, Legislature

On the weekend before the UN ClimateSummit, this march will be one of thousands worldwide calling for 100% Clean Energy.

Science, speeches, facepainting, music - then march to the Forks!

To prepare for the march, you may want to watch this film: Disruption

 
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Updated: Fri Sep 12     4:37 PM CDT

   
 

Stakes higher than ever, UN Climate Summit aims to be turning point for global action

Sep 12, 2014 - Inside Climate News

There are ample grounds for pessimism as preparations begin for the September 23 UN summit on climate change, being held in New York City. But that doesn't make it any less urgent for negotiators trying to keep the world from warming more than 2 degrees Celsius, that elusive diplomatic grail.

 

Red River becomes 'flashier,' creating international headaches

Sep 11, 2014 - ClimateWire

The northern Great Plains doesn't attract much attention when it comes to climate change. It's not besieged by rising seas like the East Coast or threatened by prolonged drought and wildfires like the far West. Webbed with rivers, the region is the heart of North America's crop production, and its problem is that it's getting wetter.

 
 

Vermonters mobilize for NYC climate march

Sep 10, 2014 - Burlington Free press

The invitation has been circulating for months: If you want to goad global leaders to slow Earth's climate changes, vote with your feet Sept. 21 in New York City. Notably, the invitation to the People's Climate March is an open one.

 

Hundreds die in India, Pakistan after heaviest rain in 50 years

Sep 9, 2014 - Reuters

The death toll from the heaviest rain to fall on Kashmir in 50 years rose to more than 400 on Tuesday. An official at Pakistan’s State Disaster Management Authority, said the volume of rainfall had rendered contingency plans useless. He said the district of Haveli had received 400 millimeters (15.75 inches) of rain in a day, which had “no parallel in the past 50 years”.