Video from the event on September 24th
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin gets the crowd all fired up at 350.org’s “Moving Planet” event at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier on 9/24/2011. Shumlin spoke about the recent impacts of global climate change on Vermont, how Vermont has taken a leadership role in doing something about it, and how the state can do even more to overcome this challenge in the future.
Senator Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd at 350.org’s “Moving Planet” event at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier on 9/24/2011. Sanders refuted skepticism of the science behind climate change, and spoke about solutions available today for America to reduce climate change while creating jobs.
This rally will make the voice of Vermonters heard in the Statehouse and beyond on those social and environmental issues that are important to all of us. So please do mark your calendar, gather your friends and neighbors, and come to Montpelier on Saturday, September 24th to stop the clock on climate change, to support community forests (as part of the Our Forests Our Future campaign), and to demand that green jobs be Vermont Jobs!
Where: Statehouse Lawn, Montpelier, VT
When: Saturday, September 24th, 3PM sharp!
Why: To support the creation of new community forests, to make sure green jobs are Vermont jobs, and to join the fight against climate change!!!
The Vermont Moving Planet Rally is built around the following demands:
*Green Jobs For All!
*Energy Efficient Homes and Buildings For All!
*100% Renewable Energy For All!
*Local, Healthy Food For All!
*Green Transportation For All
*Community Forests For All!
If there is only one thing you do this fall for the environment, being at this rally and making sure our voice is heard is the most important thing you can do. So join us, the Sierra Club, and dozens of other organizations in saying it is time for real change!
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