Capital District Climate Action for 350
Saturday, 24 October, 2009 - 14:00
what will we do if it's pouring? WE'LL IMPRESS EVERYONE BY GETTING A PHOTO IN THE RAIN ANYWAY. CAN WE GET 350 PEOPLE OUT IN THE POURING RAIN TO SHOW HOW MUCH WE CARE ABOUT OUR PLANET? I'VE GOT MY UNBRELLA ALL DECORATED AND READY!
2:00 pm--Assemble in west park of Capitol Bldg
Our speakers include:
-Rep. Paul Tonko, barring last-minute events in Washington
- Jared Snyder, NYSDEC Assistant Commissioner of Air, Climate Change and Energy
- Steven Leibo, District Manager for Upstate New York & Vermont Al Gore's Climate Change Workshops
- Ward Stone, NYS wildlife pathologist;
- Alan Belensz, NYS Office of Climate Change
- Dr. Mary Ellen Mallia, SUNYA
- Dr. Carol Butt, atmospheric scientist
- Barbara Warren, Citizens' Environmental Coalition
- Dr. Oliver (Skip) Holmes, RPI Professor
- Susan Lawrence, Sierra Club
- Lynne Jackson, Save the Pine Bush
- Dan Berggren and other musicians will provide topical music.
A group from Mohawk-Hudson Cycle Club will finish their 12-mile ride at our rally. They'll start at 12:00 at the Empire State Plaza, State St. side.
Church bells will ring at 3:50, at the time of our Human "350" formation & photo-op. Area colleges and high schools are making posters, banners, and other plans. Local environmental organizations will have info tables.
Join us-- and SPREAD THE WORD!