NY: Demanding an End to “Deadly Fossil Fuels”, Tens of Thousands Take the Streets

Source: Common Dreams

“Tens of thousands poured into the streets of New York City on Sunday for the largest climate mobilization in the U.S. in years, with organizers and marchers telling President Joe Biden to stop approving planet-wrecking fossil fuel projects and start doing everything in his power to accelerate the nation’s renewable energy transition. Campaigners expressed outrage that Biden has refused to declare a national climate emergency and is planning to skip United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres'[s] Climate Ambition Summit on Wednesday. ‘It’s unbelievable that Biden is sitting on the sidelines when he’s got more power than anyone on Earth to end deadly fossil fuels [sic],’ said Jean Su, energy justice director at the Center for Biological Diversity. ‘Cowering in a corner is not a credible climate plan from the world’s largest oil and gas producer.'” (09/17/23)