As we marched together with our signs, t-shirts and battle cries, we called on politicians and regular people alike to stand up for our planet. Climate change is no longer a political issue, it is a people issue. And we're all in this together.
On September 21, hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens will gather in New York City for the Peoples Climate March. Our presence will demonstrate the groundswell of support for cutting carbon pollution and global action on climate change.
Working peoples' experiences confirm what scientists have been warning for years -- rising temperatures caused largely by fossil fuel emissions that humans are pouring into the atmosphere are causing unprecedented climate disruption.