Press Clipping: The Guardian reports tat hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of New York, London and eight other cities worldwide in a fortnight to pressure world leaders to take action on global warming, in what organisers claim will be the biggest climate march in history.
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Press Clipping: The People's Climate March is more than just a call to action. As demonstrators from more than a thousand organizations representing millions of people prepare to descend on New York City on Sept. 21, it represents the biggest expansion of the climate movement so far. Once considered an issue only for environmentalists, global warming has become part of the agenda for labor unions, faith-based organizations, schools, small businesses, and student, social justice, parenting, public health and political groups.
Press Clipping: I remember the day I first got word that something big was coming for all of us seeking an opportunity to stand up and demand action on climate change. I was chatting with an organizer from 350.org, a group cofounded by author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, who said, "Bill thinks we should create the biggest climate march in history.” I knew then that I wanted to do my bit to make that wish come true.
Blog Post: In this issue of The Dirt, we highlight preparations for the historic People’s Climate March, which will sweep through Manhattan (and around the world) on Sept. 21. Also in the news, a major U.S. bank warns that tar sands production is contributing to Dutch Disease in Canada; a new study reveals climate change threatens half of North America’s bird species; and Burnaby City Council filed a lawsuit asking Kinder Morgan to stop cutting down its trees.
Blog Post: Anna Fahey, senior communications strategist with Sightline Institute, wrote this useful blog out about how to communicate effectively about climate change. It even comes with a handy, handwritten cheat sheet!
Publication: Climate change threatens nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada, including the Bald Eagle and dozens of iconic birds like the Common Loon, Baltimore Oriole and Brown Pelican, according to a new study published today by National Audubon Society. The study identifies 126 species that will lose more than 50 percent of their current ranges - in some cases up to 100 percent - by 2050, with no possibility of moving elsewhere if global warming continues on its current trajectory.
Press Clipping: An alarming new study published by the National Audubon Society says that almost half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada are threatened by climate change. The study — Audubon’s Birds and Climate Change Report — finds that 126 species will lose more than 50 per cent of their current ranges by mid-century with no possibility of relocating if global warming continues at its current pace. “It’s a punch in the gut,” said Audubon Chief Scientist Gary Langham. "The greatest threat our birds face today is global warming."