23 Sep '11, 9pm

It's Time for Moving Planet! @350

It's Time for Moving Planet! @350

It's fitting that Moving Planet , a celebration of a rising global census for climate action put on by 350.org, kicked off today in Cairo. After all, that ancient city has become a worldwide symbol for a global society in transition and a reminder that organized people can do amazing things. In Egypt, an estimated 600 young Egyptians formed a "Human Nile," representing the cost to water supplies if nothing is done about global warming. Over the next 24 hours, Moving Planet will feature over 2,000 bicycle rides and marches and rallies in 171 countries. photo via 350.org Event organizer Jamie Henn told me: The climate movement is clearly picking up speed. The legions of bicyclists taking to the streets around the world on Saturday represent just the type of force we're going to need to take on the fossil fuel industry. Photos from all the actions will be displayed in Times S...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/moving-planet.php

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How Humanity can act on Moving Planet Day

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grist.org 26 Sep '11, 7am

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350.org 22 Sep '11, 8pm

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