People's Climate March

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    On September 21st, 2014, nearly 400,000 people gathered to march through the streets of New York City to express growing concern over the impacts of climate change. World Ocean Observatory's Peter Neill was there, and in this episode of World Ocean Radio he shares the exhilaration and exuberance of the march and discusses the UN Climate Summit and General Assembly which took place in the days following the People's Climate March.

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About World Ocean Radio: Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five-minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by college and community radio stations worldwide.

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Resources from this Episode:
< World Ocean Observatory on YouTube: UN Climate Summit playlist
< Follow the People's Climate March on Twitter @Peoples_Climate
< Learn more about the new film "Disruption" which highlights this unique moment in history.
< Read this Sunday Review editorial entitled, "Group Shout on Climate Change"
< Join the People's Climate Movement over at