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Citizens from 189 nations will engage in a global day of climate action on 24 September 2011

April 28th, 2011 by Events

350.org is organising Moving Planet – a global day of climate action on 24 September 2011.  350.org describes it as a day to move beyond fossil fuels. Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, spoke about this global event at Power Shift 2011.  He said “September 24 is the next big day of action.  We’re calling it […]

350.org founder Bill McKibben speaks at Power Shift 2011 about the urgency of reducing carbon emissions

April 18th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Bill McKibben said “the science is clear. We have a number, 350 parts per million. 350 – the most important number on Earth as the NASA team put it in January 2008.” “Any value for carbon in the atmosphere greater than 350 parts per million is not compatible with the planet on which civilisation developed, […]