WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the Green Party of the United States will participate in the March for Science on Saturday, April 22, in Washington, D.C., as well as simultaneous satellite marches across the U.S.
The Green Party has endorsed both the March for Science and the People’s Climate Movement March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, April 29, also in Washington, D.C.
For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Scott McLarty, Media Director, 202-904-7614, firstname.lastname@example.org
On the day of the March for Science, Green Party members and friends will gather near the Holocaust Museum at 12:30 p.m. The museum is located on the National Mall, south of Independence Avenue, SW, between 14th Street and Raoul Wallenberg Place (15th Street). See the DC Statehood Green Party’s announcement.
Green Party leaders have sharply criticized the Trump Administration for its disregard for scientific research and dismissal of evidence regarding the global climate crisis. See “Green Party calls Trump ‘criminally negligent’ for reckless policies as the climate crisis worsens”.
“It’s time for We the People to tell the Trump Administration, deeply entwined with the fossil fuel industry, to listen to the scientists, as well as us. We need substantive, systemic change to move ourselves away from fossil fuels. The climate crisis’s devastating effects will only worsen through more inaction or, worse, continued business as usual,” said William Huggins, a member of the Green Party’s Eco-Action Committee.
See the Eco-Action Committee’s statement of support for the march
March for Science schedule
Start: Washington D.C., North of Washington Monument, Constitution Avenue NW between 15th and 17th Streets
• 8:00 a.m.: Grounds open
• 9:00 a.m.: Teach-ins begin
• 10:00 a.m.: Main stage rally program begins
• 2:00 p.m.: March begins
The Route: The march will form on the Washington Monument Grounds and proceed over the following route: start at 15th and Constitution Avenue NW, east on Constitution Avenue NW to 3rd Street NW, south on 3rd Street NW into Union Square where the group will disperse.
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Press release: Green Party of the United States, January 25, 2017