Environmentalists rallied globally Sunday hoping to pressure governments to enact climate change legislation. This tree planting event in Afghanistan was among over 7,300 actions coordinated over the Internet. (Photo: Fakhruddin Wali)
Environmental organizations across the world joined together Sunday in what was potentially the world’s largest ever call for action on climate change and a compelling example of the power of the Internet to organize activist movements.
“We are being guided by politicians, not leaders,” organizer Yann Arthus-Bertrand told FRANCE 24 ahead the rally. “If we rely on them, nothing is going to happen.”
In 2008, 350.org launched a 90 second web animation that explained the 350 p.p.m. scientific target without using words.
Date created : 2010-10-11