Waiheke Parade for the Planet

Forwarded by Mark Parisian.

To make a stand on climate change, meet at the council service centre on Belgium St on Sat 24th from 9.30am for a parade of 350 steps around the Ostend Market, departing from the service centre at 10am.


WEAR BLUE AND GREEN AND BRING DRUMS AND INSTRUMENTS, flags & banners etc. (wear green/blue face-makeup if you wish)
Prizes for most original Adult and child costume, Prizes for Best and Most Original Costume for Adult and Child. Take the bus, walk or cycle to the event- Think Global, Act Local!Bike, walk

We’ll be joining more than 2000 communities in over 150 countries taking action to urge world leaders to take bold and immediate steps to address climate change and reduce carbon emissions. 350 parts per million is the most carbon dioxide we can safely have in the atmosphere. The current CO2 concentration is 390 parts per million.

Photos of our event will be displayed with other 350 photos from around the world on MASSIVE screens in the heart of New York City.

For further info, see www.350.org .  Under ” Find an Action’ you can find the Waiheke 350 Steps event listed and rsvp to register your interest in taking part