[dc-critmass-list] FW: Fri.: Bag Lunch & Climate Protest re Bush's Sham Conf.
jwhitlockj at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 26 07:10:46 PDT 2007
>From: "Mike Tidwell, CCAN" <climatealert at chesapeakeclimate.org>
>Reply-To: uscec at chesapeakeclimate.org
>To: jwhitlockj at hotmail.com
>Subject: Fri.: Bag Lunch & Climate Protest re Bush's Sham Conf.
>Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 15:32:15 -0400 (EDT)
>Reply to me at info at chesapeakeclimate.org. Clicking "reply" will not work.
>--Please forward far and wide--
>The Momentum is Building! Hundreds Expected at Major Climate Protest this
>Fri., Help us Reach a Thousand!
>Protest President Bush's Sham Climate Conf. at State Department
>Noontime protest will include music, speakers, street theater and more. Eat
>your lunch in the park and make a difference!
>Dear Whit ,
>In a clearly manipulative move, George Bush is inviting top leaders from
>around the world to Washington, D.C. Sept. 27th and 28th to officially
>convey his "deep concern" about global warming. His proposed fix: more
>useless "voluntary" measures and huge subsidies for "clean coal" and
>nuclear energy. The event is clearly meant to undermine real international
>efforts now underway to achieve mandatory greenhouse gas cuts under the
>Top ministers and heads of state from around the world will be attending
>Bush's conference as well as a great concentration of national and
>international media. We need to show up and loudly proclaim our own
>message: George Bush doesn't speak for us! We want real climate action now!
>WHAT: Major global warming rally to protest Bush's criminal neglect of the
>climate crisis. Music by Emma's Revolution and Luci Murphy, inspiring
>speakers including Van Jones, President of the Ella Baker Center for Human
>Rights, Ted Glick who will be on the 25th day of a "Climate Emergency
>Fast", Rev. Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus, and Mike Tidwell, director of
>WHEN: Friday September 28th from noon-1:00 pm
>WHERE: The park at the intersection of 21st St. and Virginia Ave. NW
>between D and E. A permit has been granted.
>TO GET INVOLVED: Bring a bag lunch and your convictions to the rally at
>noon on Friday. You can also participate in a permitted vigil on the east
>side of 21st between C and D Streets NW on Thursday morning where people
>will be holding up signs as the delegates arrive in their cars that
>morning. We need people there between 8:15 and 9:30am. If you can only come
>for part of that time, please do so. Call 301. 891.6723 for more
>CONTACT US: Register to get involved here or contact us at 301-891-6723 or
>at usajointheworld at igc.org. Learn more and stay updated at
>SPONSORED BY: Chesapeake Climate Action Network, U.S. Climate Emergency
>Council, Oil Change International, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, and
>U.S. Climate Action Network.
>See you at the event,
>Director, Chesapeake Climate Action Network and U.S. Climate Emergency
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