Get on board the CT Climate Train

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Climate Change

by Joelle Fishman

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – When the People’s Climate March kicks off in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21, it is sure to be a powerful and diverse assembly. That is clear from the organizing experience in this state where federal, state, and municipal officials, public and private sector unions, Christian, Muslim, and Jewish congregations, public schools, environmental groups, and peace organizations that have not traditionally collaborated are all finding common ground.

Calling action on climate change a “moral and scientific and political imperative” U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, speaking at a press conference at Union Station in New Haven, said he hopes the rally will make “an indisputable statement that the people of America, people of faith, working men and women know jobs and the environment are not in contradiction.”

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