Clean Energy Images from G20

Greenpeace activists hung from one of Pittsburgh’s many bridges to unfurl a huge banner reading “Climate Destruction Ahead: Reduce CO2 Emissions Now.” Seemed to be effective at getting the message across without burdening commuters. “The smart thing about it is it actually doesn’t obstruct traffic,” protest management expert Sam Rosenfeld told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Repower America organized a clean energy jobs rally featuring Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Kathy Mattea and Big Head Todd & the Monsters. National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger got a chance to address the crowd, asking young people to take the lead in creating a new generation of American energy:

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Took this last one on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on the way out to Pittsburgh, with windmills lining the horizon. A much more effective visual than the coal industry’s phony billboards:

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Published: September 23, 2009