Global Day of Climate Action 2008

Page - December 9, 2008
People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them. From a flash mob of people in swimming gear in Amsterdam, to protests in Red Square, Moscow to banner messages on Aztec pyramids in Mexico, to installing solar panels in Thailand, and giving a solar powered Parol (a Filipino Christmas lantern) to the Philippine senate, to a giant postcards reading "Dear World Leaders, we are ready to save the climate" in Boston, Chicago, New York and San Francisco, to a boat protest on the Ganga River in India, our map below highlights key Greenpeace activities across the world. Read the full stories.

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists along with coal impacted communities of Mae moh, install a photo voltaic solar energy system at the Occupational Patient Rights Network in Lampang, Thailand. The activity is part of Global Day of Action aiming to send message "get serious about climate change" to governments around the world gather at the Conference of Parties under UNFCCC and Meeting of the Parties under Kyoto Protocol in Poznan, Poland where negotiations are ongoing on a range of measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions to stop the dire impacts predicted to result from climate change.

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists along with coal impacted communities of Mae moh, install a photo voltaic solar energy system at the Occupational Patient Rights Network in Lampang, Thailand. They also learn how Mae Moh villagers impacted by lignite mine and power plant fought for their rights and were eventually granted the new relocated area out of dead zone.

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