I just received the following press release. I know a number of the organizers, and I do have a soft spot for them, even if they are totally removed from reality as it relates to fossil fuels. The release did give me a good chuckle, almost as good as the one I had when our Green Governor declared that natural gas is a renewable resource.
Delaware to Join Thousands of Climate Rallies across the GlobeOn bicycles and on foot, grassroots movement uses fossil fuel-free transportation to call for solutions to climate change.BELLEFONTE AND PIKE CREEK — Delaware climate change activists will be holding two events Saturday as part of Moving Planet, a worldwide day of action calling for a fossil fuel-free world.In one event, bicyclists will be riding through Northern New Castle County Saturday morning to visit a number of alternative energy projects, moving from the PBF Refinery to wind and fuel cell power projects, highlighting how we can move from fossil fuels to a clean energy future.North of Wilmington, a second action organized by Delaware Sierra Club will gather volunteers at Bellevue State Park to plant trees and clean the park.WHO: Delaware Sierra ClubJim Black, Delawind LLC & Partnership for SustainabilityWHERE: Limestone Presbyterian Church, 3201 Limestone Road (start and end of bike ride)Bellevue State Park, Philadelphia PikeWHEN: 8 a.m. start of alternative energy bike tour10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tree planting in Bellevue State Park2 p.m. to 3 p.m. climate change information, 350.org sign creation and display at Limestone Presbyterian ChurchVISUALS: Bicyclists at oil refinery, power stationsVolunteers planting treesMORE INFORMATION at http://www.moving-planet.org/events/us/wilmington/1840 andEvents in Delaware are part of a worldwide day of action calling for a fossil fuel-free world. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to participate by moving their bodies towards solutions to climate change in nearly 2,000 events across the globe ranging from 5 mile hikes to 350 hour bike rides. Using all methods of fossil fuel free transportation, with bicycle rides ranging from 5 minutes to 350 hours, grassroots climate activists across the world on September 24th will call for a fossil fuel-free world and solutions to climate change at all levels of government.Questions? Want to interview an organizer of Moving Planet Delaware? Contact: Mark Jolly-Van Bodegraven, 302-559-8822, firstname.lastname@example.orgJim Black, 302-351-2277, email@example.comDavid Donohue, firstname.lastname@example.org###