Spreading Awareness, Encouraging Action



"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." Charles Darwin


Events Organized (EO) or Supported (ES) by GWEN

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Past Events:

December 3, 2011 - Go the Limit on the Climate Global Day of Action (EO, ES)

GWEN worked with Gothelimit.org to coordinate a global day of civil obedience on December 3rd, as part of international demonstrations occurring during the UN Durban climate talks. More information about Go the Limit can be found at www.gothelimit.info and more information on the Global Day of Action can be found at www.globalclimatecampaign.com.

November 6, 2011 - Washington, DC Tar Sands Action Continued - Encircle the White House (ES)

GWEN once again traveled to Washington to join the organizers at tarsandsaction.com. We continued to put pressure on President Obama to stop the environmental and climate devastation that will be caused by the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. This time we peacefully joined hands, encircled the White House and sent a powerful message to Obama that he must keep fighting for the climate and our future. In fact, we'd like to see him give a "State of the Climate" address to inform Americans that global warming is real, serious, and a tremendous opportunity to re-invigorate U.S. global leadership. Find out more, or sign up here.

September 24, 2011 - 350.org's Moving Planet Rally (EO, ES)

GWEN coordinated with Lexington GWAC and others to help bring a group of suburban Boston residents from the Lexington Battle Green into downtown Boston to join the main Moving New England event. This was one of numerous events funneling citizens into Boston from surrounding suburbs and cities. Bikers, bus riders and carpoolers joined with hundreds of rally participants in Boston's waterfront Columbus Park. The rally featured representatives from many different New England environmental organizations, live bicycle-powered music, tar sands arrestees, and speeches by many prominent activists.

August 20 to September 3, 2011 - Washington, DC Tar Sands Action (ES)

In the largest act of peaceful civil disobedience this century, Bill McKibben and a coalition of notable climate activists planned two weeks of peaceful protest in Washington, DC to ask Obama to stop the Keystone XL pipeline to the Canadian Tar Sands. GWEN volunteers stopped by from August 30th to September 2nd, joined in the nonviolent, sustained sit-in, and were arrested to help prevent an environmental and climate disaster in the making. A total of 1,253 concerned global citizens from all walks of life were arrested. Learn more at www.tarsandsaction.org.

March 7, and March 8, 2011- Free screenings of Coal Country (ES)

Coal Country takes you inside modern coal mining. Viewers get to know working miners along with activists who are battling coal companies in Appalachia. At this screening, we learned about the Sierra Club "Beyond Coal" campaign, which is striving to ensure strong EPA regulations in 2011 and beyond.

March 6, 2011 - Go The Limit Action (EO)

GWEN coordinated a Go The Limit action in the greater Boston area. Go The Limit is a new approach to spreading awareness and encouraging action to stem the worst impacts of climate change. Please contact us for more information, or check out www.gothelimit.org.

April 15-18, 2011 - Power Shift in Washington DC (ES)

This grassroots, youth-oriented climate movement event took place in Washington, DC at the Convention Center. Here we stood up to Big Oil by bringing together innovative solutions from across the country and worked with each other on community-led initiatives to create the clean and just energy economy we're demanding. Our elected officials in Washington, DC heard our demands and hopefully will follow our lead. More information at www.powershift2011.org

February 12-13, 2011 - Interfaith Power and Light (ES)

Interfaith Power and Light had a national Preach-In on the weekend before Valentine's Day to encourage love for our home, planet earth. This inititive is supported by 350.org. (see: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/national-preach-global-warming-feb-11-13-2011-0.)

October 10, 2010 - White House Work Party in Washington, DC(EO, ES)

On Sunday, October 10th, GWEN was in our nation's capital to orchestrate a 1pm climate-oriented work party as part of a 350.org-inspired day of action. We invited other local, national and international climate organizations to help us symbolically and non-violently help President and Michelle Obama “green up” the White House. We brought insulation, CF and LED light bulbs, solar panels (like President Carter once had), and a wind turbine. We suggested bike racks, more bike lanes, geothermal power and MORE to President and First Lady Obama.

Among the many climate heroes who spoke at this event are famed climatologist Dr. James Hansen, illustrious Bush Administration climate science whistle blower Rick Piltz, celebrated Climate Progress blogger Joe Romm, and acclaimed "Plan B 4.0" author Lester Brown.

Beyond getting the White House green, to serve as an example for other Americans, our key request of President Obama was to please be a strong, protective, proactive leader, informing misinformed citizens about the very real, serious and urgent need to deal with climate change. In a democracy, citizens must understand why we need to aggressively shift to non-fossil fuels now, in order to forestall very serious consequences for us all in the coming years.

The DC 10/10 collaboration coalition included: 1Sky, 350.org, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, Bread for the City, Capital BikeShare, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Coalition For Smarter Growth, DC Environmental Network, DC Farm to School Program, DC Food For All, DC Greenworks, DC Project, Earth Day Network, Ecolocity DC, Energy Action Coalition, Friends of the Earth, Georgetown Energy, Global Warming Education Network, goDCgo, Greater Washington Interfaith Power & Light, Greenpeace, Hip Hop Caucus, Live Green, Mt. Pleasant Solar Coop, Public Citizen, Save Virginia Avenue Park, Sierra Club, DC Chapter, Stella Group, US Climate Action Network, Washington Area Bicyclist Association,Weatherize DC, and more.

Check http://www.350.org and enter "Washington" in the search function for more details.

You can find some photos on our Facebook page!

October 10, 2010 - "Don't ruin the North Pole!" event in Helsinki, Finland (EO, ES)

On Sunday, October 10th at 3pm in Senate Square, Helsinki, Finland environemntal advocates participated in the International Climate Action Day by demonstrating the need for climate change education and awareness.

Participants were encouraged to bring costumes representing sustainable ways to change our environment (wind turbines, solar panels, recycling) or costumes representing negative impacts of climate change (melting snow, haggard reindeer etc). Emphasis was placed upon how climate change is impacting Finland, how Finland relies on the current climate for tourism, recreation, crops, produce and so on.

Helsinki is rated amongst the top cities in the world for smart energy, sustainabile building, and green transportation. Their sustainabiity-forward government and city-wide green thinking will not only help save our livable climate, but also create economic opportunities. We should look to Helsinki and try to be more like them!

For more information please see http://www.350.org/dont-ruin-north-pole

October 10, 2010 - "Save the Planet" vigil in Bremen, Germany (EO, ES)

On Sunday, October 10th at 5pm by the Town Musician Statue environmental advocates, musicians and other concerned citizens held a vigil for the climate. Just like the Bremen town musicians found success through cooperation, the climate movement can find success and rise up in unison with one voice for what we need: U.S. leadership showing the world the way forward to a sustainable fossil fuel-free future!

For more information please see http://www.350.org/en/node/21229

August 25, 2010 - Shadowing Senator Brown in Boston (EO, ES)

Sporting large, brown 'oily hands,' and carrying signs reading "Fight Climate Change Now," a dedicated group of climate activists spent nearly two hours 'shadowing' US Senator Scott Brown at several fundraising events in Boston.

Four groups were involved in planning and carrying out the shadow event: 1Sky, 350.org, the Global Warming Education Network, and Paint Brown Green. Activists first gathered outside the Liberty Hotel, a former prison in Boston chanting, "Climate change victims, hear them wail; climate change deniers belong in jail!" Senator Brown was not seen entering or leaving the event.

After 45 minutes the protesters marched past the offices of both US senators Kerry and Brown to a second fundraiser, held at the Kinsale restaurant, where they chanted "Six weeks of drought, then four inches of rain; how do you like your climate change?"

Then, just as the demonstrators were told that "security had been notified," Senator Brown approached the restaurant. Activist Susan Shamel immediately went to the senator's side to voice her request for strong US climate legislation. Shamel and Brown spoke for nearly a minute before the senator waved to the other activists and disappeared inside.

"He was supportive of my request for legislation, but blamed democrats for not bringing appropriate legislation to the senate for a vote," said Shamel.

July 4, 2010 - Energy Independence Day (EO, ES)

On Sunday, July 4th, GWEN joined with other groups in asking President Obama, to do everything in his power to develop US-based renewable energy sources, ending our dependence on fossil fuels. This was a "carbon-free event", which focused on individual supporters sending citizen-generated letters, emails and faxes to the president. Please continue to send your letters to President Obama at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC 20500, Fax no. 202-456-2461. Alternatively go to www.whitehouse.gov and click on the "Contact Us" button on the far upper right to send a comment. If more convenient, you can call the White House comment line on workdays, 9 to 5, at 202-456-1111 or 202-456-1414. Thank you!

June 26, 2010 - Hands Across the Sand (ES)

On Saturday, June 26th, GWEN joined "Hands Across the Sand", 1Sky, 350.org, and others in a global day of peaceful protest with a simple message: Say no to offshore drilling; Say yes to clean energy. We attended Revere Beach in Revere, Massachusetts, formed a line in the sand, and then joined hands for 15 minutes at 12 PM local time. For more information to go http://www.handsacrossthesand.com/.

June 17, 2010 - "Oily Bird Award" (EO, ES)

On Thursday June 17th, GWEN worked with 1Sky to present Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) with an "Oily Bird Award" in his Boston office at the JFK building. Senator Brown was given the "Oily Bird Award" because he voted "yes" on the Murkowski resolution, which was going to limit EPA's influence on curbing harmful greenhouse gases.

April 22, 2010 - Earth Day Citizens' Climate Congress in Washington DC (EO, ES)

On Earth Day 2010, GWEN encouraged environmentally concerned groups and individuals from around the world to assemble at 1:00pm in front of the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW for a Citizens' Climate Congress. Go here to pledge your support in Washington DC to demand immediate action from US leaders to deal with climate change.

Our number one demand was for President Obama to take immediate steps to ensure that misinformed Americans become informed about climate change and the importance of acting now in order to preserve a livable climate for us and generations to come. Photo here. (More photos are available here, here and here).

Among the speakers at the Citizens' Climate Congress was GWEN's founder and director, Roger Shamel, along with representatives of other constituencies. You can see video coverage of two of our speakers here and here.

Those who attended the Congress brought signs and banners encouraging President Obama to "educate and lead" Americans in our response to the challenges and opportunities that the situation presents. You can find some of the media coverage relating to GWEN's visit to Washington, DC here: article/photo in the Washington Post, article in USA Today (see the fifth paragraph, about a cuddly message), Joe Romm's Climate Progress blog(see Comments Nos. 16, 22 and 26).

This was a collaborative, bottom-up and top-down initiative, with participation encouraged by everyone sharing the concern that our leaders are not responding quickly enough to human-caused climate change. You can find more information on a variety of Earth Day activities here.

Petition to Obama: If you couldn't come to Washington DC on Earth Day, please do the next best thing and sign our petition to President Obama, asking him to spread awareness and act on climate change. We also encourage you to contact the President directly at www.whitehouse.gov using the "Contact Us" button in the upper-right corner of the webpage. Alternatively you may leave a comment for the President by calling 202-456-1111.

Please help to spread the word. We would like this concept of all climate activists asking President Obama to "educate and lead" to go viral and become a concerted action.

April 1, 2010 - March for Clean Air and a Safe Climate (EO, ES)

On April 1, 2010 GWEN joined a united march of climate action groups to support the Clean Air Act so that the EPA can continue to fight climate change. The noon march began at Boston's Government Center MBTA Station and ended at Senator Kerry's and Senator Brown's offices. We met with representatives of both Senators' offices and delivered letters of concern from constituents. Please click here and here for photos from the event.

March 27, 2010 at 8:30pm - Lights Off For WWF Earth Hour (ES)

On March 27, 2010, GWEN participated in the Earth Hour event with the hopes of reaching one billion people in more than 1000 cities and towns worldwide. With your participation and encouragement GWEN brought Earth Hour to Boston. For more information, please visit www.myearthhour.org.

December 12, 2009 - Global Day of Action (ES)

This day was set aside for demonstrations on climate change, to coincide with the annual United Nations Climate Talks which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark on December 7th to 18th 2009. In the past, GWEN has organized a polar plunge into Walden Pond in Concord, MA on this day. This year we supported and participated in events in U.S., Denmark and Germany. (See December 11th below.)

More details at www.globalclimatecampaign.org or at www.350.org

December 11, 2009 - Candlelight Climate Vigil in Bremen (EO) and Boston (ES)

In cooperation with 350.org and other groups, we are organized a candlelight climate vigil in front of the famed "Town Musicians" in Bremen, Germany. For more information go to www.350.org/node/13513, or find other actions that took place on this day at the www.350.org home page. For photos go to www.donci.de.

We also supported the 6pm December 11th vigil in Cardinal Cushing Park in Boston, outside Senator Kerry's local office. More details at www.350.org/node/13013.

November 15, 2009 - MCAN's 2009 Climate Action Conference (ES)

This was a good chance to learn more about climate change, and more importantly, what to do about it.

The keynote speakers were Gina McCarthy, Assist. Administrator of the EPA in charge of Climate Change Programs, and Bill McKibben, aclaimed environmental author and activist. There were also 15 workshops. Topics included: Deep Energy Retrofits, The Green Communities Act, Local Carbon Reduction Efforts and getting the most out of your local climate group.

Check out videos from the conference at http://massclimateaction.net/news/362/39.html

October 24, 2009 - Regional Energy Revolution Rally, International Day of Climate Action (EO)

Spearheaded by Bill McKibben's www.350.org (where you can find more information), this was a day for citizens around the world to show their support for a strong climate treaty to be agreed to at the United Nations talks in Copenhagen in December 2009.  More than 5,000 rallies, demonstrations and other events were held in 181 countries at some of the Earth's most iconic places. 

GWEN worked with a number of other organizations to orchestrate a Boston area rally involving more than 40 towns at the historic Old North Bridge in Concord, MA.  Numerous politicians, and other prominent citizens spoke at the event, including Bill McKibben's mom, Peggy.

A color flyer describing this event is available here. (Our thanks to Kalman Gacs for the flyer artwork.) Click here for additional event details, including photos and etc.

April 26, 2009 - Spring Kick Off Event (ES)

This event, sponsored by ConcordCAN, was to promote 350.org by forming the biggest "350" ever! Over 150 citizens gathered to form the number 350 at Heywood Meadow, on Heywood Street in Concord, MA at 12:30PM. The formation was photographed from a 50' high bucket truck. Click here for more information.

April 11, 2009 - Go Green Dance Party (ES)

Lexington GWAC hosted a Dance Party Benefit in Lexington, MA.  This successful fundraiser was partially to help offset the costs associated with the October 24, 2009 International Day of Climate Action event detailed above.  The band "Trial Run" performed, playing mostly oldies and popular music -- perfect for dancing! 

March 28, 2009 at 8:30pm - Lights Off For WWF Earth Hour (ES)

On March 28, 2009, Earth Hour reached one billion people in more than 1000 cities and towns worldwide.  Thank you for helping GWEN bring Earth Hour to Boston on March 28, 2009 by your participation and encouragement of others to do so too!  For more information, please visit www.earthour.org.

February 27 - March 2, 2009 - Power Shift '09, Power Past Coal, and Capitol Coal Action (ES)

In the middle of Obama's first 100 days, Power Shift 2009 brought thousands of students and elders to Washington to hold our elected officials accountable for rebuilding our economy and reclaiming our future through bold climate and clean energy policy.  For more information please visit www.powershift09.org.


Another 100 Days of Action campaign began on Wednesday, January 21st with a national call-in day organized by CLEAN (http://theclean.org/clean_act.html).  Similar actions are continuing through April 30th.  We urge you to go to www.powerpastcoal.org to get actively involved throughout the 100 days.


March 2nd was one of the most significant of the 100 Days of Action.  On that day 2,500 people encircled the coal plant that provides steam heat to the U.S. Capitol buildings.  Participating, among many others, were authors and activists Bill McKibben, Wendell Berry and famed NASA scientist Dr. Jim Hansen.  (You can read a letter about this peaceful action at www.chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/?p=562).  You can get more information by going to www.capitolclimateaction.org.


Click here for a video of Roger at the Capitol Climate Action event in Washington, D.C.!


February 12, 2009 - National Teach-In on Global Warming (ES)

As part of this national event (see www.nationalteachin.org), several local groups put together some excellent programs.  One event took place in the Concord Carlisle Massachusetts High School Cafeteria from 7 to 9pm.  Mass. Representative Cory Atkins was one of the featured speakers.


January 16, 2009 at 7:30pm - Bedford GWAC Film Event (ES)

With support from GWEN, Bedford GWAC co-hosted a film trilogy about mountain top removal for coal production to produce electricity.  Start time was 7:30pm; donations of $2 ($5 per family) went to the co-host, The First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, where the films were shown, at 75 The Great Road, Bedford Center, MA, on Friday, January 16th.

These films told the stories of how the lives of Americans living in Appalachia are being impacted by the mountains being blown up and leveled to extract coal for electricity.  Burning coal to make electricity is the leading cause of climate change, and a leading cause of premature death from respiratory problems, affecting the lives of everyone.

December 6th, 2008 at 2pm - Walden Pond Polar Bear Plunge (EO)

Walden Street, Routes 126 and 2A, Concord, MA -- www.gwenet.org

The Polar Bear Plunge was a huge success this year.  Scores of citizens braved the cold waters of Walden Pond to show their support for global climate change awareness and action!  (See, for example, the articles in the Boston Globe from Saturday's event, with thanks to Marin Strategies for getting the word out:  Visit www.marinstrategies.com for more information.) 

After some inspiring words from Massachusetts Representative Will Brownsberger, we took a dip in the winter waters of Walden Pond to help spread awareness and encourage action about climate change. (At least three television new stories covered the event, in addition to the items in the Globe and other papers.)

This event was part of an international effort to spread awareness of the need for cooperative intergovernmental action to stem climate change.  It was scheduled midway through the United Nations Climate talks that were taking place in Poland from December 1 to 12, 2008.  For more general information on the Global Day of Climate Action, please visit www.globalclimatecampaign.org

A Public News Service radio and print article about the Polar Plunge can be accessed here:

Click here to view the article -- from which you can access the radio story audio.

Some photos of participants and their messages to Congress from this year's Polar Plunge, courtesy of Rick Shamel:

Click here to open Picasa, then click on "View GWEN's Gallery"

An invigorating video from this year's Polar Plunge:

November 21, 2008 at 7:30pm - ConcordCAN! Invites you to a Free Evening with Bill McKibben (ES)

Trinitarian Congregational Church, Walden Street, Concord, MA

Bill McKibben is one of America's most distinguished environmental writers and speakers.  In books such as The End of Nature and Deep Economy he communicates powerfully about how communities can address climate change and the energy crisis, highlighting a compelling need for economic localization and the reduction of our community's carbon footprints.

His current project, described at www.350.org, focuses on the climate crisis and aims to 'redefine the possible and rally the world behind the solutions that science and justice demand'.

For more information on ConcordCAN! contact concordclimate@yahoo.com, or call 781-863-1400.

November 16th, 2008 9am - 5pm - MCAN 2008 Global Warming Action Conference (ES)

MIT's  Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA - www.massclimateaction.net

The Mass Climate Action Network (MCAN) held their annual conference, themed "The Power of One, the Power of All".  It reflected their work to unite individual and local efforts into collective action. 

This event offered almost two dozen practical workshops, plenary sessions with fascinating and influential leaders, and opportunities to meet and talk with colleagues and potential new partners in doing something significant about climate change.  You can visit MCAN's website for more information.

GWEN is collaborated with Bill McKibben's 350.org (www.350.org) to present a workshop on the scientific and political significance of 350ppm of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere.

September 24, 2008 - Dinner and Duck Boat Tour: CRWA Hosted  Unique Behind-the-Scenes Adventure on the Charlesl (ES)

Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) hosted "Make Way for Duck Boats," a dinner and private guided river tour of normally inaccessible sites.  From the dual perspective that only amphibious craft can provide, guests learned more about our waterway and CRWA’s prominent role in ensuring that redevelopment creates a healthier environment.  A buffet dinner (in the Skyline Room of the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge) was held in the evening with fellowship and a fantastic river view.  Then CRWA expert guides provided guests on the duck boats with commentary on the river’s history and future. 

To learn more about CRWA and their other events, contact Peggy Sunshine at psunshine@crwa.org or call 781-788-0007, ext. 235.

June 1st, 2008 - Dr. Jim Hansen Talk (ES)

Cary Memorial Hall, Lexington Center, MA - http://lexgwac.org/JamesHansen.html

Lexington's Global Warming Action Coalition (GWAC) arranged for one of the world's foremost climate scientists to speak about "Censoring Science."  Dr. Hansen is director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University Earth Institute, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.  As part of the event, GWEN arranged for a 360-degree photo to be taken by Carlton SooHoo of panospin.com, to help support 350.org.  (350.org is an organization spearheaded by Bill McKibben to help publicize Dr. Hansen's research showing that 350 parts per million is a desirable target level for the concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere.)  The panoramic picture below shows Dr. Hansen (right) standing with the author of the new book "Censoring Science," Mark Bowen (click on the image to open the full 360-degree view).  For information on Dr. Hansen's talk click here or check these other websites for more details: http://lexgwac.org/JamesHansen.html or 350.org.


April 21st, 2008 - Patriots Day March and Parade (ES)

Lexington Center, MA - www.lexgwac.org

GWEN joined the Lexington Global Warming Action Coalition and others in the annual Lexington Patriots Day parade in Lexington Center.  The parade group formed east of Lexington Center beginning at about 2 PM, then walked to the Center with colorful signs and banners.  GWEN representatives also retraced the march of the Acton Minutemen to Concord's Old North Bridge, scene of the famous 1775 battle for American Independence. 

April 11-14th, 2008 - Massachusetts Power Shift (MAPS) (ES)

Boston University, the Boston Commons, the Massachusetts State House - www.masspowershift.org

Hundreds of Massachusetts citizens gathered in Boston for one of the largest meetings of climate activists in the state's history.  The conference was organized to spread awareness, encourage action, and develop leadership in the fight to slow climate change.

March 29th, 2008 - Earth Hour (ES)


Millions around the world joined in turning off their lights between 8 and 9 PM as a symbol of support for climate change solutions.  Media coverage of the event was huge, showing that, taken together, many small actions can make a difference.

December 29th, 2007 - Screening of "Everything's Cool" (EO)

Cary Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA -- www.everythingscool.org

Local activists joined us for a special screening of "Everything's Cool"--the hot new documentary about global warming. This is the heartwarming story of five unique heroes of the global warming movement, including author Bill McKibben--the guiding light of the StepItUp organization, and author and former Globe editor Ross Gelbspan--one of the first to shed light on oil company funding of global warming critics.  SPECIAL NOTE: We were honored to have documentary star Ross Gelbspan attend this screening to introduce the film and answer questions afterward.

December 8th, 2007 - Walden Pond Polar Bear Plunge (EO)

Routes 126 and 2A, Concord, MA -- www.keepwintercold.org

The Polar Bear Plunge was a huge success, we took a dip in the winter waters of Walden Pond to help spread awareness and encourage action about climate change.  The media picked up the event and it was reported worldwide, in dozens of publications.  See, for example, the articles in the Boston Globe and in the International Herald Tribune

Videos covering the Polar Plunge:



November 3rd, 2007 - Step It Up 2 (EO)

Old North Bridge, Concord, MA -- http://events.stepitup2007.org/november/events/show/2072

The second Step It Up event GWEN hosted honored the brave minutemen (and women) of the 1775 American Revolution.  Citizens gathered at the Old North Bridge at Minuteman National Park to spark the American Energy Revolution.  Senator John Kerry, and the newly-elected Congresswoman Niki Tsongas spoke at the event. Senator Kerry said, "America needs at least 80% carbon dioxide reductions by 2050." Many state-level politicians spoke as well, including: Cory Atkins, Will Brownsberger, Jamie Eldridge, Jim Marzilli, and Pam Resor.  The importance of climate change was vividly documented as nearly a hundred concerned citizens gathered around a tent (in driving rain) with the North Bridge in the background.

April 14th, 2007 - Step It Up 1 (EO)

Bedford, MA -- http://events.stepitup2007.org/april/events/show/1186

In the first Step It Up event, GWEN hosted a crowd of concerned Bedford, MA residents who gathered at Bedford's Memorial park to start an energy revolution -- much like that of our patriots hundreds of years ago. This group of climate-aware citizens, led by the Global Warming Education Network, walked four miles from Bedford to Lexington center, where we joined the Lexington Rally on climate change. We heard congressman Ed Markey speak on the subject and then followed hundreds of others onto the Lexington Green for a photo.


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