We’re getting to work! As you read this, people at 7347 events in 188 countries are implementing practical solutions to solve the climate crisis. Watch the pictures coming in from around the world, send in yours, re-tweet the latest – the 10/10/10 Global Work Party is on!
From the sunrise on remote Pacific Islands to the sunset off the coast of Hawaii in the United States, the world is out getting to work on climate solutions. People are digging community gardens, installing solar panels, planting trees and much, much more.
See the pictures here, as they come in from around the world.
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Together, we’re sending a clear message to our political leaders: “If we can get to work, so can you!”
At 1900 CET (1300 EST), Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo will give a joint ‘virtual press conference’ with Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org. If you are a journalist and would like to attend this interactive, international media briefing, please get in touch with .
No Global Work Party event near you?
You can still get active. Join the passionate crew of our virtual ship, the MS Energy [R]evolution. On board, we’re campaigning to steer the world away from dirty, deadly fossil fuels and start the Energy [R]evolution.
Around the world today, the climate movement is once again shown its amazing size, diversity and strength. Come on board today. Let’s fight climate change together.
UPDATE: Here are the photos we're already receiving from the day's events:
In the Philippines:
Philippine National Hero, Jose Rizal, joins the Global Work Party.
Youth activists form a mock wind turbine out of pinwheels to call on the government to push for renewable energy on 10/10/10.
In Aalborg, Denmark, volunteers from Greenpeace together with people from Aalborg today send a clear demand to the Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Løkke Rasmussen: ”100 % renewable energy”. As in many other countries, Denmark has the sufficient technology, but lacks the political will from representatives.
In Copenhagen, a group of kids asks the Danish Prime Minister to keep the hot air in the balloons and out of the atmosphere by holding up a banner asking for an Energy Revolution. © Greenpeace / Torsten Geertz
A Greenpeace activist explains the fatal consequences of deforestation. Deforestation alone is responsible for around 20 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. This local citizen in Aarhus, Denmark, brought home a newly planted tree for her own garden.
Activists dressed up in sun, wind and water costumes thanked people in the Stockholm subway for choosing public transport and invited them to participate in the other activities taking place at the central square. By presenting climate solutions and sustainable alternatives, a clear message was directed to the leaders and climate negotiators: We have already started. What are you waiting for?
Greenpeace Russia has organized an acorn harvest in Dubki park in Moscow for reforestation after the summer 2010 forest fires. Hundreds people have picked up about 3000 kg of acorn during this day.
In Istanbul, a demonstration calling for an Energy [R]evolution.
In Yalova, several groups got together for a bike ride, highlighting one of the many possbilities for clean transportation.
In four major cities of Argentina, Greenpeace groups got together to protest a proposed coal-fired power plant, and say "YES" to wind turbines. Here, in Buenos Aires...
... in Mar del Plata...
... in Cordoba...
and in Rosario.