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Climate March Trash taken on 9/22/14

A march isn't a march without signs and banners held aloft while chanting, singing, and walking. The Climate March had numerous creative signs. The ones pictured here, while rallying for renewable energy, were disposed of in trash cans outside Bryant Park. The signs themselves were not "renewable" but rather waste. Perhaps blogging our banners and posting them online as digital images is more environmentally friendly than making cardboard or paper signs that end up in the trash.

Posted by Iviva Olenick Near 42nd Street and 6th Avenue outside Bryant Park

Climate March Chalking taken on 9/21/14

Art was abundant at the 9/21/14 Climate March. Signs, music, dancing, costumes and also chalk drawings and banners on the street. While somewhat ambiguous in its message, I like the font in this drawing, which I captured when the March was over, and I was heralded out of the street and onto the sidewalk.

Posted by Iviva Olenick Near 11th Avenue and 36th Street

Climate March Ribbon Installation taken on 9/21/14

NYC-based artist, Swoon had an installation of her screen prints and cardboard canopies and sculptures in a garden on the corner of 11th Avenue and 37th Street, a site for a closing ceremony for the 9/21/2014 Climate March. Inside the garden, people from all over the world wrote their wishes for the future and what they would miss if climate change progresses with Sharpies on colored ribbons. We tied our ribbons to the periphery of the garden. Some participants read other peoples' ribbons out loud. At the end, we held hands in a circle. It was a moving, secular ceremony, bringing together people with common goals of stopping environmental degradation, shifting our energy consumption and halting climate change.

Posted by Iviva Olenick Near 11th Avenue and 37th Street - alcove and garden; 11th Avenue and 36th Street

People's Climate March taken on 9/21/14

New Yorkers are joined by people from across the world join to call for an end to climate change and demand environmental justice before the UN Climate summit on September 23, 2014.

Posted by Sarah Seidman Near New York, New York

People's Climate March taken on 9/21/14

New Yorkers are joined by people from across the world join to call for an end to climate change and demand environmental justice before the UN Climate summit on September 23, 2014.

Posted by Sarah Seidman Near New York, New York

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