06 May '11, 2am

Sea levels are rising higher and faster, and so's the movement that can quell them, #350ppm

Sea levels are rising higher and faster, and so's the movement that can quell them, #350ppm

Here in the South Pacific, we've got our sights firmly set on September 24th - but it's this month of May that we're really getting into gear. In a weeks time 30 young people will converge in Wellington, New Zealand for an intensive 4-day Youth Climate Leadership workshop. We'll be planning massive Moving Planet actions across New Zealand - and we'll also be having a visit from Dr. James Hansen - the NASA scientist who led the research that pointed to this number - 350ppm. Hansen is doing a whirlwind tour of New Zealand - to make it known that investing in fossil fuels is not the way forward for New Zealand. The answer is 100% Renewable energy - which we're backing up with our 100% Renewable Energy campaign. We are lobbying local councils to support a massive solar hot-water heating initaitive - as the first stage in the 100% Renewable campaign. In Australia, action planni...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/south-pacific-movement-...

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