Local Organizations Unite to Launch The “Rochester March for Global Climate Action”
During the 21st United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, Rochesterians will join forces to urge global action against
growing climate problems.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
A coalition of concerned nonprofit organizations, churches, and businesses will march through downtown, to coincide with rallies, marches, and other actions world-wide. The march is geared to urge leaders at the 21st United Nations Conference on Climate Change to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, from all the nations of the world.
Supporters are scheduled to meet at The Episcopal Church of St. Luke & St. Simon Cyrene <http://www.twosaints.org/> ,
17 Fitzhugh St S, Rochester, NY 14614 at 1:00 p.m.
Organizers will lead the march to several locations in downtown Rochester relevant to climate change. More fellowship and music by the Dady Brothers will follow.
WHO: Rochesterians concerned about climate change
WHAT: “March for Global Climate Action”
WHEN: Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 1 p.m.
WHERE: The Episcopal Church of St. Luke & St. Simon Cyrene
WHY: To urge action from leaders at the 21st United Nations Conference on Climate Change and to raise awareness throughout the Rochester community.
More: Rochester People’s Climate Coalition (RPCC) is a consortium of 53 local organizations actively mobilizing around climate change. Around the earth, almost 1,800 local actions are already scheduled, 154 of those in the U.S.
SAVE THE DATE:
The RPCC is also hosting “12 Days of Climate,” a series of local events and actions, to coincide with the 12 days of the Paris Conference.
Learn more about local events on the RPCC website: RochesterPeoplesClimateCoalition.org
and sign up for the march on our Facebook Event Page <https://www.facebook.com/events/1394335337362694/> .
More about the Paris UN conference on Climate at: COP21.gouv.fr/en <http://www.cop21.gouv.fr/en>
More about the Global grassroots efforts for Climate Justice at: 350.org/global-climate-march/ <http://350.org/global-climate-march/>
Contact: Abigail McHugh-Grifa | Phone: (607) 342-4334 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>
Website: RochesterPeoplesClimateCoalition.org/ <http://www.RochesterPeoplesClimateCoalition.org/>
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Adapting to and mitigating Climate Change in a way that sustains all life while striving to do so equitably is the defining issue of our time. How we comport ourselves during this historic trial by fire will reveal our true nature.
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