Today in Washington, DC a group of Americans from across the country, led by Pinecrest, Florida Mayor Cindy Lerner, gathered to share their stories of climate change impacts on their communities and to rally for the Clean Power Plan on the eve before an industry lawsuit to block it is heard in federal court. See the full list of speakers below and the full video of the event above.
At the event, Americans for Climate Action unveiled over 375,000 petitions from people across the U.S. asking polluters and their political allies to drop their lawsuit against the Clean Power Plan and acknowledge the harmful impacts of climate change.
Full list of speakers:
Mayor Cindy Lerner, Pinecrest, Florida
Deborah Bonn, Director of SEIU Nurse Alliance of Pennsylvania
Dr. Catherine Thomasson, Executive Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility
Alejandra Stern, Moms Clean Air Force
Reverend Roderick Burton, New Northside Missionary Baptist Church
Rear Admiral Ann Phillips (Ret.), U.S. Navy
Shannon Fulton, Straight Up Solar