A group of Union students and faculty will travel to Washington, D.C. April 29 to protest the environmental policies of U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration. In addition to the main event in Washington, D.C., more than 300 sister marches are scheduled to take place across the USA and around the world.
Astrid Riecken/Getty ImagesPeople gather near the U.S. Capitol for the People's Climate Movement before marching to the White House t.
Coincidentally, Saturday's march also marks the first 100 days of Trump's presidency.
The march is in response to the Trump administration's cuts to climate change mitigation efforts.
Thousands are expected to turn out at marches nationwide, and Truthdig will be providing on the ground coverage from the main march in Washington, D.C. as well as a sister march in Los Angeles, Calif. "We want to see bees, butterflies, ladybugs, jellyfish, cheetahs, sharks and more!" reads the People's Climate Movement circular taht's been distributed around town. On Saturday, the People's Climate March takes place in Washington.
A similar event last weekend saw thousands of activists show up for the March for Science to protest what they claims are denials of science by the Trump administration.
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Between 2000 and 2014, Soros gave $36,018,461 million to 18 of the 55 steering committee members of the People's Climate March. Then the "rise" part of the march will happen when the group marches to the Washington Monument to come together as a community of environmentally concerned citizens.
Previous year we reported how the common assumption underpinning that is that someone pedalling a bike must by definition produce lower emissions than any motor vehicle was challenged by a climate change researcher at Harvard University's Keith Group. But he says even Trump can't stop a steady shift to solar and wind as record low prices make them more competitive than ever.
As a side theme, marchers will protest Trump's crackdown on illegal immigrants and other issues championed by the maverick Republican billionaire.
The Sierra Club helped organize the event, which drew celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio, former vice president Al Gore and climate and clean water activists like Mari Copeny, best known as Little Miss Flint.
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They have to go all-out for the win on Saturday and they are not good enough at the back to pull off that kind of attacking style.