by Paul Allen
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This Saturday thousands of people will join together in London to call for a zerocarbonbritain by 2030- I will be speaking at the rally echoing calls of many others that the time to act is now- the planet can’t wait any longer. If you can’t make it London and join us on behind the zerocarbon britain 2030 banner than please support us online. Change your facebook status to the zerocarbonbritain logo and join for the weekend and take online action to say to all that the science says we must, the technology says we can, it’s time to say we will.
March on Parliament for a Zero Carbon Britain
Saturday December 4th
Time table of Events
National Climate March 2010
Start: 04 Dec 2010,
Where: Central London
Part of a Global Day of Action on climate on the Saturday midway through the UN Climate Talks in Cancún, Mexico.
Challenge the government to take the action we need to meet the climate threat.
12 noon: Assemble at Speakers Corner, Hyde Park.
For coaches and transport to the demo from your locality check e-mail email@example.com
10.30 am Protest Bike ride assembles at Lincoln’s Inn Fields – to join the main protest at Hyde Park later. See here for further details and route map.
11.00 am Climate Service at the Church of the Annunciation, Bryanston Street, W1H 7AH organised by Christian Ecology Link, see here.
12.00 noon Assemble on North Carriage Drive (just west of Speaker’s Corner), Hyde Park (Marble Arch tube)
12.00 – 1.00 pm Help us spell out a message for Zero Carbon by 2030 – with hundreds of people in a photo taken from above in Hyde Park. Get there by 12 noon prompt to ensure your place in the photo and to give us time to get the best photo! See further here.
Zero Carbon March to Parliament
via Park Lane, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall.
2.30 pm: Climate Emergency Rally outside Parliament. Speakers to include Caroline Lucas MP (leader, Green Party), John McDonnell MP (Labour), Michael Meacher MP (Labour), Andy Atkins (Director, Friends of the Earth), Maria Souviron (Bolivian ambassador), Paul Allen (Centre for Alternative Technology, zerocarbonBritain2030 report), Tony Kearns (assistant Gen Sec, Communication Workers Union), Ben Brangwyn (co-founder Transition Towns), John Stewart (chair, AirportWatch), Sophie Allain (Ratcliffe 20, Climate Camp).
Tea, coffee, soup etc. will be served by the Brixton Tea Party.
5.00 pm: Afterparty at The Enterprise Pub, Red Lion Street, Holborn. See here for more details.
The failure of the international Talks in Copenhagen doesn’t mean the threat of catastrophic Climate Change has got any less grave or less urgent. Don’t let them think last year’s big climate demo was just a ‘one-off wonder’. Tell them we need urgent action NOW and take to government a message and vision for a Zero Carbon Britain that won’t just stop with this demo but that we can build on afterwards.
And remember building a Zero Carbon Britain means Climate Jobs Now: we have a positive vision not only for addressing the global threat of climate catastrophe but also for the economic crisis.
March with us for…
Climate Action and Climate Justice….