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By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - World leaders including U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were set to join farmers, fishermen, children and others in a massive demonstration on Sunday to demand action on climate change. Organizers are expecting 100,000 to join the People's Climate March in midtown Manhattan ahead of this week's U.N. General Assembly, which brings together 120 world le...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World leaders including U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were set to join farmers, fishermen, children and others in a massive demonstration on Sunday to demand action on climate change.
More than 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets in New York City today for the long-awaited People's Climate March. But if you're not in the big apple and your city doesn't have a march of it's own (which it may very well have), Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman will be interviewing attendees and organizers live from Columbus Circle throughout the rally.Take a look at the live video fee...
The People’s Climate March that paraded through Manhattan on Sunday was one of nearly 2,700 climate events planned for the day in more than 150 countries, culminating in a climate action summit meeting Tuesday at the United Nations.
The de Blasio administration will announce a plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from city buildings by 80% by 2050, and to pressure private landlords for similar improvements.
“The People’s Climate March” is quickly approaching. The level of organization for Sunday's event is more impressive than any other rally — climate or otherwise — this writer has ever witnessed in New York City. Organizers have predicted some 100,000 people will march, making it not only the largest climate rally in history, but very likely one of the largest public rallies in support of any i...
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City:An old friend recently got in touch to let me know he’ll be joining me at the People's Climate March in New York City this weekend. He’s coming from pretty far out of town, and he’s not the type some...
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders attending a U.N. summit on Tuesday are unlikely to offer new action on climate change that is ambitious enough to keep global temperature rise to safe levels - but opinion is divided on whether that matters.
Meaye Ndoye, a 34-year-old student from Brooklyn, volunteers frequently in his community, but he’s never participated in the type of public march that seems to occur on a weekly basis here, calling for an end to America’s military presence in Iraq or protesting the NYPD or...
This Sunday 21st September hundreds of thousands of people have pledged to march in New York, London, Amsterdam and many other cities around the world to demand climate justice, standing with climate and dirty energy-affected communities worldwide. They are hoping to influence world leaders gathering in New York for their one-day Climate Summit taking place on 23rd September to exceed the poor ...