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US Climate Strikes | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
The Houston Climate Strike will be the biggest climate strike in Houston history. As the energy capital world, Houston is in a position to push the global community toward green energy. This transition will include access to training, unionized jobs, and support for those impacted by the switch in industry. We invite you to come stand with us and continue to the fight for a better future! If you are planning on joining us please remember to carpool, walk, or take public transportation if you are able to!
JOIN THE CLIMATE STRIKE
Being a young person in 2019 means living every day in fear and dread as we see the foundations of civilization crumbling around us.
It means trying not to imagine what the world will look like in 30 years, or even 10 years.
Scientists tell us we have just 11 years to transform our economy before it’s too late to protect human civilization as we know it. To achieve the scale of transformation science demands, we need elected officials at every level of government to treat the climate crisis like the emergency it is and make the Green New Deal their top priority. But right now, the leaders supposed to tackle this crisis are either asleep at the wheel or purposely driving us toward catastrophe so their oil and gas billionaire friends can keep raking in profits.
Despite calls for a climate debate in the forms of 540,000 petition signatures, all major presidential candidates, and over 100 DNC members, the DNC voted on the weekend of August 24th to deny the resolution for a climate debate. Our future is at stake, but Tom Perez just swept aside the climate crisis for someone else to solve.
That isn’t leadership. Once again, we will have to take the lead. We will start by striking together. Will you join us?