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Climate Action Week: Rally Address from Bill McKibben

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 4:00 pm

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

During the Climate Action Rally, Bill McKibben, co-founder of, will deliver brief remarks as we head into the People's Climate March on Sunday, September 21. 

Bill will be joined by Michelle Depass, Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and Chip Giller, CEO of Grist.

Bill McKibben was on the cover of the May issue of Rolling Stone Magazine to issue a call to arms, inviting the world to come to the People's Climate March to demand action on climate change from our world leaders.

The New School demonstrates our commitment to climate action and our solidarity with people converging on New York City for the historic People’s Climate March on September 21, with a week-long series of events focused on climate change. As a leader and official endorser of the March, The New School’s Climate Action Week includes a diverse set of programming directed towards the university and wider community for enriched learning and engagement opportunities, scholarship, innovation and creativity, solidarity and collective action, and highlighting New School’s values around climate justice and action. 

This event is co-sponsored by the New School for Public Engagement, the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban PolicyParsons The New School For Design, the Tishman Environment and Design Center, and the Sustainable Cities Club.

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By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

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