Video: 350 Gets Rowdy

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This Saturday, activists convened in more than four thousand cities worldwide for the 350 Day of Action, a global event designed to raise awareness about the looming effects of climate change and demand action from international leaders. The San Francisco protest attracted a hodge-podge of environmentalists, bikers, and polar bears, all lamenting the earth’s increasingly dire fate. Now, it’s up to the negotiators to reach a climate agreement in Copenhagen this November.

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