Did the Global Work Party on 10/10/10 add up to more than a drop of water in a teacup, never mind a tempest? I doubt the authoritarian capitalists of China or state security oligarchs of Russia even noticed it.
With international negotiations at a standstill, 350.org, Greenpeace and others are using every new media tool available to share their climate message. Two days before 10/10/10, they had registered nearly 7,000 events in 188 countries.
By cracking down on the coal industry's devastating pollution, President Obama has an opportunity to really energize activists and community leaders across the country hungry for real climate leadership.
Here are three stories about young people with a different perspective: a teen rock band called One Eyed Rhyno; climate students from the North Cascades Institute; and a bicyclist from the Yukon province in Canada.
Last year's Global Day of Action mobilized millions of people from all over the world at 5,248 events; CNN called it "the most widespread day of action in political history." This year is looking to be even bigger.