Cliffside Climate Action this Monday April 20th in Charlotte, NC.
Join the Cliffside Climate Action on Monday, April 20th in Charlotte, NC for a rally to stop construction of Duke Energy’s Cliffside Coal-fired Power Plant.
On this day of action, named Call to Conscience: Cliffside Climate Action, hundreds of North Carolinians will demonstrate their moral indignation at the use of 19th Century technology that is unneeded, unlawful, and is damaging our health and the habitability of our planet.
Building Cliffside is a wasteful, $2.4 billion expenditure that would be more wisely used to create a green jobs, clean energy economy – the fastest way to help slow climate change.
It is time to insist that Duke CEO Jim Rogers, NC Governor Perdue’s administration, and NC state legislators join the growing list of elected officials across America moving to stop construction of coal-fired power plants – climate change time bombs.
We invite you to come and bear witness as responsible citizens. Father John Rausch, working with communities in Appalachia devastated by mountaintop removal mining, is right when he says, “Feet in the street can move a mind in a bind.”
Bearing witness is one option, or you may wish to learn more about engaging in nonviolent civil disobedience. If so, please join us on Sunday, April 19th for non-violent training. Almost all important social change movements in US history have been initiated through nonviolent acts of resistance.
“Coal plants are factories of death. It is no wonder that young people (and some not so young) are beginning to block new construction,”
says Dr. James Hansen, Director of NASA’s Goddard Space Studies Institute.
Other ways of participating include:
- Volunteering with our organizing effort
- Informing your friends and social network
- Donating for legal defense
- Sending a SHORT message to Gov. Beverly Perdue:Office of the Governor
20301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-0301
Please let us know if you plan to attend by registering HERE.