CAPITAL CLIMATE RALLY
When all the trees have been cut down
when all the animals have been hunted
when all the waters are polluted
when all the air is unsafe to breathe
only then will you discover you cannot eat money.
- Cree Prophecy
. . . . . . . . . . Three rallies hit Capitol Hill on Monday. First, several thousand young attendees of the Power Shift climate conference rallied on the west lawn of the Capitol before heading off to lobby their representatives. Second, more than 2,000 people gathered for a high-profile protest at the Capitol Power Plant, demanding an end to the burning of coal. Third, folks from the Competitive Enterprise Institute held a pro-coal counter-rally, also at the Capitol Power Plant ... attracting a total of 16 people. . . . . . . . .IN SPITE OF THE COLD SNOWY WASHINGTON WEATHER THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE RALLIED TO PROTEST THE USE OF DIRTY COAL FOR POWER GENERATION . . . .. .CLEAN POWER IS WHAT THE PEOPLE WANTED FOR THEIR FUTURE.