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TAKE ACTION: Join London's biggest bike photo on September 24th

Ecologist

21st September, 2011

This Saturday bring your bike to a global day of action organised by Moving Planet to show the government we can move beyond fossil fuels

On 24th September, 350.org launches Moving Planet - a global day of events focused on moving the planet away from fossil fuels towards a safer climate future. Hundreds of thousands of people in over 160 countries are calling on their leaders to end our reliance on dirty energy and take immediate steps to transition us towards clean energy.

In the UK, you can join the global Moving Planet campaign by becoming part of London's biggest bike aerial photo on 24th September, 12 noon to 3pm at Haggerston Park, to raise awareness and build political support to move the planet away from fossil fuels.

Hundreds of cyclists are meeting in central London to be part of the city's biggest aerial bike photo. Together with their bikes, people will make a moving aerial shot of a bike (as in the video above in France), sending a strong demand to the UK Government to show increased support for a move away from fossil fuels.

‘The planet has been stuck for too long with governments doing nothing about the biggest problem we've ever faced: the climate crisis,' said Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, the international climate campaign coordinating Moving Planet. ‘This is the day when people will get the earth moving, rolling towards the solutions we need.'

The global action day is supported by hundreds of grounps aroudn the world including Greenpeace International and Oxfam International, and is the third global action day run by 350.org.

TAKE ACTION

• Saturday 24th September, 12 noon -3pm, Haggerston Park - London's biggest aerial photograph. Hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians will gather to create London's Biggest Bike in a bid to demonstrate the sensational vision of a zero carbon transport city.

• Saturday 24th September, 12 noon-3pm, Highbury Fields - Moving Planet Festival
An afternoon of fun, food, talks and music to celebrate our place on the planet. Speakers include international lawyer and well know Ecocide campaigner, Polly Higgins.

Further information:
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