|St Petersburg Rally|
In the Tampa Bay area, hundreds of climate activists joined rallies in St. Petersburg and across the bay in Tampa.
At the Tampa Rally, Andrew Rock, from the Tampa Bay Climate Action Network, asked that elected officials stop the partisanship and work together to solve the world's biggest crisis.
|Tampa Rally (photo credit WFLA)|
|French Consul Karine Aumon in Miami accepts a letter |
urging strong global carbon reductions.
(Source: Jon Ullman)
Sierra Club's Jonathan Ullman was quoted by WLRN saying he hoped that COP21 will lead to meaningful action. "We'd like to see a strong agreement...We'd like to see there be a set of commitments to reduce carbon, to achieve the levels scientists say are necessary to avoid a climate catastrophe."
WFLA's coverage of the Tampa Rally.
WLRN's coverage of the Miami Rally.
Here's a video from the November 28 march in St. Petersburg:
Climate March, St. Petersburg, Florida from green thing on Vimeo.
And here's a video reading the letter to the French Minister of Foreign Affairs Laurent Fabius and coverage from all the Florida rallies: