Boston Under Water Climate Festival

I am one of the organizers of this event, which will be the biggest of all the Boston-area events planned for the October 24th Global Day of Climate Action. Your support and help in getting the word out, and coming to the event, would be much appreciated. Together, we can make our leaders understand that immediate action is needed to greenhouse gas emissions to safe levels.
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Boston Under Water Climate Festival
October 24, 2009, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Christopher Columbus Park, Long Wharf, Boston
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Join us at the Boston Under Water Climate Festival and help make the the International Day of Climate Action a historic day. On October 24th people all over the globe will come together to demand that world leaders meeting in December in Copenhagen create a plan to to decrease concentrations of atmospheric CO2 to below 350PPM.
We will gather on the waterfront at Christopher Columbus Park (Aquarium T stop) to draw attention to the Katrina-like floods that Boston may face as a result of climate change.

Fun Activities:

  • Building a sandbag flood barrier
  • A massive group photo in front of the sandbag wall with a banner calling on world leaders to get us back to 350 and to pass a fair, ambitious and binding climate treaty this year
  • Flooding Station: learn about what sea level rise and higher storm surges will mean for Boston
  • Fred Small sings “Three Five 0″
  • Canoe relay racing!!
  • Participatory Climate Theater!!
  • Plus blue face-painting, bike-flag making, and much, much more!

Dress in blue. Wear underwater gear, leave as a group from your community, and bring as many people as you can!

Do not miss this opportunity; joining fellow human beings to be there, be counted, and to stand up for the future of the planet.

Part of a global day of events sponsored by 350.org

web: http://www.bostonunderwater.org

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