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Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free March – September 21, 2014

Flag-USAWhy We’re Marching September 21, 2014 Safe Energy Green World Michael Mariotte Here at NIRS we’re already in crazy mode organizing and mobilizing for the Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free Contingent to the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21, 2014.

This is the largest public event organizing effort we’ve undertaken in quite a long time–and we think it will have a huge payoff by making a large, visible, vibrant public statement that that the climate crisis must be addressed now, that nuclear power is no solution to global warming, that a nuclear-free, carbon-free energy future is an absolute necessity for our nation and our planet.

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Today we released a statement of the Contingent, titled Why We’re Marching on September 21, 2014. You can read it below, and you can download a pdf copy for printing and distributing in your community here.

We also released a list of the initial, and fast-growing, organizational endorsers of the Contingent. This morning there were 38, at this writing there are 41. Endorsers include NIRS, of course, as well as Physicians for Social Responsibility, Musicians United for Safe Energy, and grassroots groups from around the country (and world). If your organization would like to endorse, send an e-mail with your name, organization name, city, state, and country (if outside the U.S.) to nirsnet@nirs.org.

Here are a few useful websites for the Contingent and March:

*Contingent page on NIRS’ website:http://www.nirs.org/climatemarch/climatemarchhome.htm

*Contingent hub on the People’s Climate March website:http://peoplesclimate.org/nonuclearpower/

*Facebook group page for the nuclear-free, carbon-free contingent:https://www.facebook.com/groups/nukefreeclimatefreemarch/

*Contingent page on tumblr: https://www.tumblr.com/blog/nirsclimatemarch

*To get on an email-list where you can post and will get organizing emails:
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/nfcf-climate-march

*To join grassroots planning/organizing calls for the Contingent, held every other Tuesday (next one is Tuesday, August 12, 2014) at 8 pm Eastern time, contact nirsnet@nirs.org…………http://safeenergy.org/2014/08/04/why-were-marching/

August 12, 2014 - Posted by | ACTION

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