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Earth Day 2008 is going to be historic. We, along with numerous other groups around the nation, are calling on everyone to wear blue during Earth Day 2008 to signify a vote for no coal. Events will be happening around the world from April 19-22, so …
- If you’re attending the Earth Day event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on April 20, wear blue.
- If you’re attending another major Earth Day event, wear blue.
- When you dress in the morning on Earth Day, wear blue.
- No matter what you’re doing for Earth Day 2008, wear blue.
A blue shirt, top, sweater, or jacket … whatever. Just wear blue.
Then, on April 22, as the culminating event, pick up the phone: call Congress at 202.224.3121 and ask for an immediate “Moratorium on Coal” — a halt to the construction of any new coal-fired power plants. Through this Call for Climate event, Earth Day hopes to generate over a million phone calls to Congress. Visit Earth Day’s website to learn more.
Your blue vote will count. Fifty-nine coal plants were canceled in 2007. That’s over a third of the 151 planned. That happened before millions of people joined together to say “No Coal!”
BYOBlue for Earth Day 2008. Be the vote that tips the balance.