[act-ma] 3/26: Global, virtual march to stop global warming; Join in for Earth Hour Sat 3/26 - turn off your lights for 1 hour, 8:30-9:30 pm local time

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Fri Mar 25 10:31:13 PDT 2011

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Stop Global Warming Virtual March 


EARTH HOUR 2011, SATURDAY 3/26 @ 8:30 PM
In 2007, 2.2 million people and more than 2,000 businesses turned their 
lights off for one hour in Sydney, Australia to take a stand against 
climate change. In 2010, a record 128 countries and territories joined 
the global display of climate action.

Tomorrow, *Saturday March 26th*, at *8:30 PM* (local time), lights will 
switch off again around the globe for Earth Hour, as a pledge of support 
for the planet and stopping global warming.

Visit EarthHour.org 
for more information.

This Earth Hour we want you to go beyond the hour, so after the lights 
go back on think about what else you can do to make a difference. 
Together our actions add up.

The organizers of Earth Hour have also set up BeyondtheHour.org 
for you to share your act with the world.

To stop global warming, we need a profound shift in how we generate and 
consume energy, moving beyond the burning of fossil fuels. One argument 
for nuclear power is that it does not produce carbon dioxide, but as the 
recent tragic events in Japan illustrate, nuclear energy may not 
represent a sound, safe alternative.

Recently in The Guardian 
Natalie Kopytko, a researcher in the Environmental Department at the 
University of York, explains why climate change may be the reason we 
don’t want to shift to nuclear power. Kopytko stresses that climate 
change contributes to a greater frequency of severe weather events that 
can cause more nuclear plant emergencies. Click here to read the full 

For more on the issue, read the Union of Concerned Scientist's position 
on Nuclear Power and Global Warming 
Their conclusion: Nuclear power is not the silver bullet for solving the 
global warming problem, and a major expansion of nuclear power in the 
United States is not feasible in the near term.


The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization estimates the meat 
industry generates nearly one-fifth of the man-made greenhouse gas 
emissions, far more than transportation. Reining in meat consumption at 
least once a week can help reduce your carbon footprint and save 
resources like water and fossil fuel. Why not try Meatless Mondays 

Visit our friends at MeatlessMonday.com 
and learn more about the impact of your food choices, and check out 
for some of my favorite Meatless Monday recipes.


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your support.

Keep Marching,

Laurie David


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