More than 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets in New York City today for the long-awaited People's Climate March. But if you're not in the big apple and your city doesn't have a march of it's own (which it may very well have), Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman will be interviewing attendees and organizers live from Columbus Circle throughout the rally.Take a look at the live video feed above, which will run from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern, and follow along on Twitter using the handles @HuffPostGreen and @DemocracyNow.
09/21/2014 9:58 PM EDT
Oil Heirs To Divest From Fossil Fuels
The Rockefeller family is divesting its massive fortune from fossil fuels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. They will announce the landmark decision on Monday along with 49 other philanthropic foundations.
According to USA Today, the groups will give up any and all stock in the world's biggest oil and gas companies.
The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is especially noteworthy as its patriarch amassed his fortune by founding Standard Oil Company.
09/21/2014 9:06 PM EDT
Final Count: 400,000 Marched In NYC
09/21/2014 6:57 PM EDT
No Arrests Reported
The New York City Police Department told Reuters that as of 3PM Eastern, there were no arrests at the People's Climate March in Manhattan on Sunday. In the hours since their statement, there have been no arrests reported.
As Reuters points out, the 2009 climate rally in Copenhagen ended with over 2,000 protesters detained. Earlier this year, another major environmental rally (a protest of the Keystone XL pipeline) saw hundreds of arrests.
09/21/2014 6:51 PM EDT
And We're Done!
The last #climatemarch marcher is finally done, 6 hours later. What a day!— Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) September 21, 2014
09/21/2014 6:44 PM EDT
March Organizers: Over 2000 Events In 166 Other Countries
Climate justice marches similar to the one in New York on Sunday took place in at least 166 other countries. Organizers told Reuters that at least 270,000 participated in events outside of New York.
According to the Guardian, about 2,700 events took place this weekend.
09/21/2014 4:06 PM EDT
'Defend Our Mother'
09/21/2014 3:57 PM EDT
'Older Is Bolder'
09/21/2014 3:08 PM EDT
Leading Climate Expert: May Be More Than 310,000 Marchers
Probably much larger than 310k-- but even at that the biggest protest about anything in America in a very long time— Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) September 21, 2014
09/21/2014 2:54 PM EDT
310,000 People Marching
At least 310,000 people are marching on Sunday in support of climate change action, the march's organizer's said.