Scott Cooper, sustainability coordinator for EOS Alliance in Seattle, wants all his fellow Emerald City denizens to join him at the Space Needle this Saturday for International Climate Action Day.

350.org350.orgWhy? Cooper offers up a top ten reasons:

10. Hang out at the fountain with family, friends, and neighbors

9. Show the world that Seattle is serious about climate change

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8. Free buttons!

7. Send a message to policymakers

6. Take part in an unprecedented global collection of human aerial art

5. There’s a strict moratorium on singing “Kumbaya” and “We Are the World”

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4. The viaduct is closed this weekend, so getting anywhere else will be a hassle

3. You don’t want Capitol Hill to be waterfront property

2. This could be your last chance to get a photo taken with Mayor Nickels

1. Be a part of the global movement to confront climate change

If you attend only one climate change event in Seattle this year, make it this one!

More info. on the Seattle event:

* Seattle details on

* @350seattle on Twitter

* On Facebook

Not in Seattle? There are more than 4,000 actions planned in 170 countries around the world. Find one near you!