Greenpeace Southeast Asia


Action Barbie by Chuck Baclagon
July 10, 2009, 7:31 am
Filed under: Stop climate change | Tags: , , , ,
Greenpeace, both famous and notorious (depends whos asking) for its bold environmental protests, figured Obama deserved to be there. Yet not quite for the reason you might think. Right next to Lincolns sculpting, Greenpeace climbers unveiled a face-sized (65 by 35 foot) banner of Obamas face with the words America Honors Leaders, Not Politicians: Stop Global Warming. The message was crafted to call out Obama to move quicker and stronger on global climate policy as he chairs the G-8 policy conference this week in Italy.

Greenpeace climbers unveiled a face-sized (65 by 35 foot) banner of Obama's face with the words "America Honors Leaders, Not Politicians: Stop Global Warming." The message was crafted to call out Obama to move quicker and stronger on global climate policy as he chairs the G-8 policy conference this week in Italy.

From Making Waves

What an insane day it was. Avaaz members strip in Rome. Greenpeace occupies four of the biggest polluting coal plants in Italy and puts Obama’s face on Mt. Rushmore. Oxfam puts on crazy big heads. WWF pokes fun at the G8 leadership.

This is not business as usual. This is civil society crying out for change.

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