UNH to Host "Step it Up, Durham" Rally Nov. 3
October 31, 2007
Saturday, Nov. 3, UNH students, faculty, friends, and neighbors are invited
to Step it Up, Durham, one of thousands of national events calling on our representatives
to cut carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050.
Step It Up was started by professor Bill McKibben and students of Middlebury
College, and UNH participated in the inaugural event last spring. As a leader
in sustainability efforts and an epicenter for the first in the nation primary
process, UNH is an ideal location for this event.
The day will start at 10 a.m. with tailgating (on bicycle and foot, of course)
before the UNH-Northeastern football game. Visibility will continue during
the game. To show UNH’s green leadership, the “Step it Up” petition
photograph will be taken of Wildcat fans during the game, all stepping up with
their green “Step it Up” fingers in the air.
After the game, the rally will continue from 2-4 p.m. in the Murkland Courtyard
with music, speakers, local and student organizations, and local foods. A presidential
candidate may possibly make an appearance.
Join the Durham community this Saturday to encourage others and learn more
about how to make a difference on personal, local, and political levels.
For more information visit www.stepitup2007.org, and click “Join an
Action” to search for this event, or contact Erin Thesing, firstname.lastname@example.org,