"The biggest movement in history is only just blooming." So said 350.org's Joe Solomon as the first pictures began filtering in at sunrise on Wellington, New Zealand's Solar Panel Boogie. DailyKos' Earthship launches at 4:30 PST today to report out on events around the world and capture information about how members of our community "Got busy" on the largest day of climate action in world history!
Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo and 350.org founder Bill McKibben are now speaking at an international, interactive 'virtual press conference' to address the world's most widespread day of environmental action in history, the 10/10/10 Global Work Party.
This is a short diary to invite everyone to join us at 4:30 PST where we will post a video of the conference and report out on highlights of today's events ....
The ekos widget will pick up any diaries you write about today's activities and serve as a mothership to catch diaries as they post.
In the meantime, feast on a few images from today's events ... a glorious day of hope for Planet Earth.
Are you listening, UNFCCC? World Leaders and negotiators? The world has spoken!
stanbul, Turkey, 10 October 2010. Over 7,000 march down Istiklal Street in the city center to urge politicians to pass clean energy policies.
Beijing, China. On 10/10/10, over 30,000 students from 200 Chinese universities launched the "Great Green Initiative," the largest grassroots, youth-led environmental campaign in China to date.
Dhaka, Bangladesh: In Dhaka, community members led a campaign on the Burigonga River on affect of climate change and future of the Bangladesh.
Bumthang, Bhutan: Young people from Bhumthang cleaned up their river and displayed their 350 quilt calling on global leaders to pass clean energy policies.
Let's get to WORK. So looking forward to hearing about your work parties today!