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Step It Up 2007 "Stop Global Warming" Tiburon- Speakers, Car Display & Staging of the Rising Sea Level

Date:
Saturday, April 14, 2007
Time:
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Richardson Bay Audubon Center
376 Greenwood Beach Road
Tiburon

Bill McKibben, author of "The End Of Nature", has initiated a Nationwide Day of Action on Global Warming: "Step it up 2007", http://www.Stepitup07.org.
On April 14th, all across the country, Americans will be gathering at iconic, meaningful places to demand: "Step it up, Congress! Cut Carbon Emissions 80% by the year 2050."

Tiburon's Main Event: "Stop Global Warming": 2:00- 4:30 pm

Staging of the Rising Sea Level at Blackie's Pasture: 4:30 - 5:00 pm

There will be three main speakers, brief contributions by children, a display of fuel-efficient cars, including a plug-in hybrid. Children and adults will fill a clothes-line with pledges indicating which choices we will make to cut our individual Co2 emissions. A display of maps will show the melting Arctic and the projected sea level rise around San Francisco
Bay.

At 4:30 pm, we will walk to Blackie's Pasture to stage the rising sea level.

Speakers:
-Richard Heinberg, http://www.RichardHeinberg.com, will deliver the keynote address:
"Twilight of the Fossil Fuels Era. A Greenprint for the 21st Century".
-Ken Smokoska, Sierra Club California Director of Clean Energy Initiatives, will speak about "Solutions to Global Warming".
-Betsy Rosenberg, host of "EcoTalk" on Air America Radio, http://www.AirAmericaRadio.com/ecotalk, will look at the cars we drive, and why mothers and others ought to make environmentally responsible choices to protect our children's future.

This event is organized by the Don't Be Fueled! campaign (http://www.DontBeFueled.org) in cooperation with Audubon California, Marin Audubon Society and the Environmental Education Council of Marin. It is supported by the Sierra Club Marin Group, the Environmental Forum of Marin and the Environmental Action Committee of West Marin.

Bring signs and water.
Bring your family, friends, neighbors and associates.
Volunteers needed.
For more information contact:
Eva Karlen
greengalaxy [at] sbcglobal.net
Claudia Eyzaguirre

http://stepitup2007.org
Added to the calendar on Fri, Apr 13, 2007 6:56PM
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