Sunday September 21. Global Day of Action on Climate Change
Meet at Spirit Square in Campbell River at 1 pm and be counted in amongst the hundreds of thousands of us from all over the world who will take to the streets for the People’s Climate March.
On Sept 23, heads of state from around the world will be meeting at the United Nations for an historic summit on climate change. We need to show how concerned we are and to deliver the biggest petition ever to the summit members. From the Avaaz website:“If we make it massive, the number of us who sign will be read out to all leaders at the summit, published in hundreds of media articles, and be delivered by our marches worldwide.
Sign the petition at https://secure.avaaz.org/en/100_clean_final/
and meet with us in Campbell River.
The latest aspect of the climate crisis is the discovery of massive plumes of methane escaping from the seafloor. Climatologist and Arctic expert Jason Box sums it up this way: “If even a small fraction of Arctic sea floor carbon is released into the atmosphere, we’re f’d.” Stockholm University researchers confirm that methane has begun to leak and is making it to the ocean’s surface.
Box goes on to say “we’re on a trajectory to an unmanageable heating scenario and we need to get off it. The climate dragon is being poked and eventually the dragon becomes angry enough to trash the place.”