In case you haven’t heard, 310,000 to 400,00 marchers were in New York City on Sept. 21 — more than double the size expected by 350.org and its 1,200 c0-sponsors. It is the largest march on climate change in history and the largest demo in the US in decades. You can read all about it here: http://peoplesclimate.org/
Safe & Green was a co-sponsor of the Nuclear Free, Carbon Free contingent. You can read more about that here: http://peoplesclimate.org/nonuclearpower/
On Nuclear Power & Climate Change: Read & Print “Nuclear Power & Climate: Why Nukes Can’t Save the Planet” a 2 page fact sheet by NIRS or watch “Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer to Climate Change” on YouTube (with Arnie Gundersen and other panelists).
SATURDAY: “Don’t Nuke the Climate Teach In” 9am-10:30am, St. John’s University Manhattan Campus NYC
SATURDAY: National meeting of nuclear activists in NYC. For details go to our Calendar here Saturday 2pm: National No Nukes Gathering of Activists in NYC
SUNDAY: The Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free Contingent of the People’s Climate March Sunday: No Nukes Contingent & Rally to People’s Climate March
Speakers & performers for the rally: Dr. Arjun Makhijani (IEER and author of Carbon-Free, Nuclear-Free); Hunter Lovins, President and Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions, one of the nation’s leading experts in sustainable energy practices; Jessica Azulay, Program Director, Alliance for a Green Economy (AGREE); Julia Walsh (Campaign Director, Frack Action & New Yorkers Against Fracking); Tim Judson (NIRS); Leona Morgan, Dine No Nukes in New Mexico; Japanese activist Yuko Tonohira; Sandra Steingraber, Concerned Health Professionals of New York, Distinguished Scholar at Ithaca College; new poems by Marge Piercy; Michael Mariotte, MC (NIRS). Performers: Raging Grannies; Joel Landy, Chiho Kaneko, Mel & Vinnie