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SUN: March For Peace and the Planet!

September 17, 2023 @ 1:00 PM

Gather from 12:30–1:00 pm:
W. 55th St (SE corner) & Broadway!
(NOTE change in meetup location)
Leave at 1:00 pm to join the big march as a Brooklyn Anti-War & Green Contingent

This September, as world leaders discuss climate action at the United Nations in New York, people on every continent will join together to in a Global March to Demand that Governments End Fossil Fuels. The climate crisis is escalating but so is the global movement for climate justice. BFP has endorsed the march and is participating in building the Anti-War Hub for this event.  Check out and share this article: The Pentagon is the Elephant in the Climate Activist Room!

Militarism and war fuel the climate crisis! The US military is the world’s single largest consumer of oil and the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Wars leave toxic waste, deforestation, and desertification in their wake.
Join thousands in NYC as we march to end fossil fuels!

We demand:

***Cut the Pentagon budget by at least $100 billion, and shift the savings to the Green New Deal, environmental justice, and human needs programs each year going forward.
***Acknowledge and report military emissions. The US and all nations must make public reports of greenhouse gas emissions from military operations and weapons production.
***Reduce US military emissions 50% by 2030, the Biden Administration’s stated goal for all US emissions.
***Prevent nuclear war, prevent climate meltdown. The U.S. must sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which over 120 countries have already signed.

Please join us! If you’re planning to participate, please fill out this form. Email bfp@brooklynpeace.org to work with us on building this event.