[Ed] First filed here but now with more info
GetUp! and 350.org have joined forces to hold events all over the planet on Saturday, 24 October. They want governments in every country to take action to keep our CO2 levels below 350ppm (parts per million) to prevent catastrophic climate change.
Details from GetUp!’s website, where you can RSVP:
Date & Time
October 24th, 2009 @ 1:30 pm
Climate Action Canberra
GAMBLING WITH THE CLIMATE
A performance by comedian Rod Quantock with games, prizes, festivities and more!
Guest speaker – GetUp Campaigns Director & Canberran, Ed Coper
New Parliament House lawns
1.30pm Saturday 24 October
It’s fun, free, and everyone is welcome!
If you want to come as an individual, you’re welcome, or if your group wants to take part with us, that’s great too!
Prizes for the best dressed! Come as a polar bear, polluter or politician!
Bring on the nutcases who think climate change is not really happening… I’m of the opinion that is better to mitigate a risk with catastrophic consequences, regardless of the probability of it occurring.