Thursday, January 7, 2016

State of the Climate Rally at Cuomo's State of the State Address

A State of the Climate Rally and March will be held in Albany on January 13th preceding Governor Cuomo's State of the State address. 

Climate activists will rally and march at the State Capitol to Demand Action: Support 100% Renewable Energy, Climate Justice, Energy Democracy, and a Just Transition from dirty Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy. Stop Gas Infrastructure.

The rally will start at 10:30AM. At 11:20AM we'll march to the state concourse for the Governor’s State of the State Address and budget release.

All the state’s elected officials will have to pass us in state concourse on their way into the address, which starts at 12:30PM. We will carry signs, props and leaflets.

CONTACT: Sue Hughes Smith, Rochester People's Climate Coalition,

Speaker Themes: Say No! to Fossil Fuels, Pipelines; Stop Oil Bomb Trains; No to Coal and Nukes; Divest from Fossil Fuels.  Say Yes! to Wind, Solar, Geothermal; Conservation and Efficiency; Energy Democracy; A Green New Deal; A carbon Tax.

Sponsors: 100% Renewables Now NY, 350NYC, The Solutions Project, Peoples Climate Movement NY, PAUSE, Sane Energy Project, Bronx Climate Justice North, Green Education and Legal Fund, NYS Sustainable Business Council, Green Party, Rochester People’s Climate Coalition, Grassroots Environmental Education, Stop the NY Gas Fracked Pipeline, Food and Water Watch, United for Action, NYC Friends of Clearwater, Citizen Action of NY, Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition, WESPAC, We Are Seneca Lake, Fossil Free Tompkins (list in formation). Sponsors endorse the themes, not the position of the individual speakers.

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