People’s Climate Change events in NYC (PHOTOS/VIDEOS).

Square

Wednesday, September 25th, 2014. New York City – On Sunday September 21st was the “People’s Climate March” in New York City and on Monday, September 22nd, was the “”#FloodWallStreet – Mass Action to Shut Down Climate Profiteers”.

These are some of the pictures from both days.

“In September (2014), world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution.
With our future on the line and the whole world watching, we’ll take a stand to bend the course of history. We’ll take to the streets to demand the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet; a world safe from the ravages of climate change; a world with good jobs, clean air and water, and healthy communities.”_PeoplesClimate.org

“On Monday, September 22nd, thousands of people gathered at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan to confront the root cause of the climate crisis – an economic system based on exploiting frontline communities, workers and natural resources. On the heels of the largest-ever march on climate change, we have an opportunity to transform the economic system driving this crisis.

Wearing blue to represent the sea that surrounds us, we rose to the steps of the NY Stock Exchange, flooding the area with our bodies in a massive sit-in – a collective act of nonviolent civil disobedience – to confront the system that both causes and profits from the crisis that is threatening humanity.

There is no time to waste – Wall Street must be transformed. Through the power of people taking collective action we will build an economy based on justice and sustainability and stop the climate crisis.

This call is in solidarity with the Climate Justice Alliance Call To Action (http://www.ourpowercampaign.org/peoplesclimatemarch/)
and part of the week of action for climate justice September 17-24, 2014.”

Press release by Occupy Wall Street & FloodWallStreet.

Democracy Now! Special 3-Hour Broadcast of the People’s Climate March.
Watch the special 3-hour Democracy Now! live broadcast from the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21, part of a global mobilization in advance of a U.N. special session on climate change. It is estimated that more than 300,000 people filled the streets here, and more than 2,600 actions also took place around the world. Check out photos from the march in our Facebook photo album.


Flood Wall Street: 100 Arrested at Sit-In Targeting Financial Giants’ Role in Global Warming.
“One day after the largest climate march in history in New York City, protesters rallied near Wall Street on Monday to highlight the financial industry’s role in fueling industries responsible for the air pollution that is causing global warming and climate change. The action came ahead of the one-day United Nations Climate Summit today, where leaders from 125 countries will take part in the first high-level climate talks since Copenhagen nearly five years ago. Dubbed “Flood Wall Street,” hundreds of protesters dressed in blue held a rowdy sit-in on Broadway just blocks from the U.S. Stock Exchange. The demonstrators occupied the street for more than eight hours until police began arresting some 100 people. Democracy Now! was in the streets to cover the action. Watch our video report to hear some of the voices of people in the demonstration.” More on DemocracyNow!

NYPD arrest 102 people (incld. 1 polar bear, 2 Captain Planets and people in wheelchairs).

All rights reserved. If you want to use any of these photographs, you can contact me directly by filling out this form.
Todos los derechos reservados. Si deseas usar alguna de estas fotografías, puedes contactarme llenando esta forma.

Share this post on social networks and leave a comment bellow. You can also “LIKE” my Facebook page and follow me on Twitter. You can contact me directly by filling out this form.