The Capitol Climate Action yesterday in Washington, DC concluded peacefully and with no arrests, despite being the largest incident of mass civil disobedience in the name of our climate. On the website they featured live streaming video, a twitter stream featuring posts direct from the action and live blogging. The above picture is my favourite from the Flickr stream so far - it shows people of all ages participating, and there is a great contrast between the red 'power' banners and the White House in the background. Along with a coalition of NGO supporters specially trained for the action other participants included Bill McKibben, Daryl Hannah, James Hansen and other prominent environmentalists and celebrities.

Also, if you look closely at the bottom right of the photograph you can see a man fiddling with his cellphone - probably posting to Twitter right at that moment. The online broadcasting of this event was really extensive, covering step by step, speech by speech, every moment.