19 September 2023 - Tens of thousands march in New York against fossil fuel
Thousands of climate activists march in NYC, calling on Biden to declare climate emergency
Miranda Nazzaro (The Hill, 17/09/2023)
Tens of thousands of protestors kicked off a march Sunday in New York City, advocating for an end to fossil fuels while calling on President Biden to declare a climate emergency.
Tens of thousands in NYC march against fossil fuels as AOC hails powerful message
Dharna Noor and Aliya Uteuova (The Guardian, 17/09/2023)
Tens of thousands of climate activists took to the streets of New York City on Sunday in a “march to end fossil fuels”, with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez telling the crowd that the movement must become “too big and too radical to ignore”.
Massive climate change protests in New York aim to turn up heat on Biden
Timothy Puko and Dino Grandoni (The Washington Post, 18/09/2023)
They arrived by the thousands, wearing gas masks and melting-snowmen costumes and carrying signs calling for an end of burning fossil fuels.
The Fight Against Climate Change Returns to the Streets
Bill McKibben (The New Yorker, 18/09/2023)
Keeping movements alive is hard work—they run on volunteer energy, and they can be derailed by too much success, too much failure, too much internal strife, too many competing interests. Or they can be hindered by a pandemic, which largely brought the climate movement to a halt just months after its biggest single day, in September of 2019, when millions of people around the world, most of them young, took to the streets; in New York City, according to organizers, a quarter million of them joined the then sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg down at the Battery.