Friday, March 6, 2009

Spotlight on

Check out climate action group They have an upbeat, action-oriented website that points out the critical nature of global warming while leaving you inspired to take action. was one of the organizers of the largest anti-coal protest yet in the U.S. on Monday at the Capitol Hill Power plant, where thousands turned out in dress clothes and shut down the plant for the day by blocking access. Plans for the protest caused Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid to announce they would no longer burn coal in the plant--last week! Coal-fired power plants are one of the biggest contributors to global warming. is also organizing a Global Day of Climate Action worldwide on October 24, 2009, six weeks before world leaders meet in Copenhagen to write a new global treaty on cutting carbon emissions. Find out more here: The website also offers a link to a Facebook application that can earn you rewards for actions to reduce climate change if you're 16-25. Might be interesting for the rest of us, too.

Thanks for the links, Patty! Here's clickable links to the story about recycled gifts: and the kids' energy-saving game:
Stay cool!

1 comment:

  1. Keep me posted! Oddly enough, the administrators for 350 are from Middlebury...or maybe not oddly.