Sunday, October 25, 2009

350: International Day of Climate Action

"[on] the 24 October, people in 181 countries came together for the most widespread day of environmental action in the planet's history. At over 5200 events around the world, people gathered to call for strong action and bold leadership on the climate crisis."

350 is an international campaign focused on 350, which is the number of parts per million identified by scientists as the safe upper limit of CO2 in our atmosphere - we are currently at 387 ppm.

Around the world:

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Addis Abada, Ethiopia

Shanghai, China

Vinson Massif, Antarctica

Copenhagen, Denmark

Capetown, South Africa

Sydney, Australia

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