Wednesday, April 11, 2007

National Day of Action on Climate Change

On April 14, citizens across the country will hold more than 1,000 rallies to demand strong action on climate change. Thousands of people will come together
with the message that we need to act on climate change now: Step It Up Congress! Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions 80% by 2050!

The day’s events:

1 pm to 5 pm
* Create messages to let our elected officials know we need to act on climate change
* Talk to more than 15 organizations and get ideas of positive things YOU can do to make a difference on climate change
* See demonstrations including a car that runs on biofuels
* Ask the expert! Get your climate change questions answered

1 pm to 2 pm
Music: Singer Songwriter Prem Siri Kaur

2 pm to 2:30 pm
Jamie Harkins, The Climate Project (confirmed)
Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan (confirmed)
Northampton County John Stoffa (invited)
Lehigh County Executive Don Cunningham (invited)
State Representative Steve Samuelson (confirmed)
Staff of U.S. Representative Charlie Dent (invited)

2:30 pm to 2:40 pm
Pictures! Group picture in front of banner (to be sent to Step It Up and local elected officials)

2:40 pm to 3:30 pm
Music: The Paul Thiessen Band

3:30 pm to 4 pm
Speakers: From Lehigh Valley organizations (to be determined)

4 pm to 5 pm
Music: The Octave Below

Visit to learn more about the day’s events, both in the
Lehigh Valley and nationally, or contact Clothesline Organics at 610-691-0111.

When: Saturday, April 14, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Southside Bethlehem, 3rd and New Streets

Cost: FREE

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