The Keystone pipeline is designed to transport synthetic crude oil from the Athabasaca oil sands region to US refineries in Texas. The public concern is over oil leaks , which occur frequently in pipe line construction and additionally a toxic nature of Alberta's crude oil.
Sunday's Climate Rally was hosted and organized by actor and environmentalist Ed Begley. The organizations such as the Sierra Club, WilderUtopia, Citizens Climate Lobby, Long Beach Coalition for a Safe Environment played an important role in organizing Sunday's Climate Rally. The afternoon was filled with speeches and performances.
Denis King from Topanga, California and a member of Topanga Peace Alliance came all the way to Los Angeles to participate in Climate Rally this Sunday afternoon. Mr. King said " We are destroying our environment….. I think bicycles could be a solution and the best way of transportation".
Senator Henry Waxman called for President Obama to take an action in reducing carbon emission. "There is simply no more important fight for the future of our children and grandchildren" Senator Waxman added.
|Senator Henry Waxman speaks at Sunday's Climate Rally.|
A member of Occupy Long Beach, Sonny Pencr said "I am here today because i wanted to stand in solidarity with my comrades in Washington DC in support of doing something against a Climate Chaos. I can't call it Climate change, it's a climate chaos and examples of that chaos are hurricanes such as Sandy and Nemo".
|Member of Occupy Long Beach, Sonny Pencr came to Los Angeles for Climate Rally.|
Pictures from Sunday's Climate Rally