19 Apr '11, 4pm

10,000 Youth #Climate Leaders are Shifting the Power #350ppm #powershift

10,000 Youth #Climate Leaders are Shifting the Power #350ppm #powershift

By Josh Nelson , Director of Online Communications and New Media I’ve spent the past few days at Power Shift 2011, listening to and learning from some of the most active people in the climate movement. There were great speeches by leaders like Al Gore, Bill McKibben, Tim DeChristopher, Van Jones and Lisa Jackson, and thousands of young people with inspiring stories to tell. Tim DeChristopher, who faces jail time for disrupting an oil and gas auction, pointed out that the 10,000 people at Power Shift could form groups of 30 people per day and block mountaintop removal sites, one by one, for a full year. Van Jones asked a good question : “We pull out of the ground death. We burn death in our power plants. Why do we get shocked when we get death in our sky as global warming, death in our oceans as oil spills, death in our children’s lungs as asthma and cancer?” And our Chairm...

Full article: http://repoweramerica.org/blog/10000-youth-climate-leader...

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