07 Jul '12, 1pm

My thanks & praise go to [email protected] for compassion & mindfulness necessary to pull back from a plan already in motion; #tlot

Below is the note we just sent out to our friends accoss the USA. Dear Friends, I think I screwed up. Yesterday 350.org sent out an email, telling people that we were going to melt a big hunk of ice in the form of the word "Hoax?" in front of Capitol Hill. We asked for money for it, and also for relief efforts for victims of the heat wave. The idea was simple enough: if this epic heatwave gripping the nation has one small silver lining, it's that its reminding people that global warming is very very real. And the response was strong -- we raised the $5000 it would have taken to pull off the event, and far more than that for relief efforts. But we also heard from old friends, especially in nearby West Virginia, who asked us not to do it. The sight of ice melting while they sweltered would be too hard to take; their region, they pointed out, is as hard hit as any in the coun...

Full article: http://350.org/en/about/blogs/change-plans

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