Wednesday 20th Jan 2009 saw the launch of a new movement to campaign for action in 9 key areas relating to addressing the problem of climate change.
In their own words:
999 Itís Time is a new movement that will help transform the dates 09.09.09, 10.10.10 and 11.11.11 into pivotal dates in modern history. In the 9 weeks leading up to 999 Day itself, a series of high-profile multi-media events and widespread media coverage will seek to mobilise a critical mass of the population to take a number of individual and collective actions on 9th September 2009.
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999 It’s Time – A Movement
The 9 Action Areas and Ambassadors
The 999 team has identified 9 core action areas where we can all engage with positive change. Each is championed by an ambassador who will help guide and galvanise you to take simple effective action. It's time...
1. Activism: Sam Roddick 2. Awareness: Rory Spowers 3. Community: Bruce Parry 4. Conservation: Polly Higgins 5. Consumerism: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 6. Culture: Misty Oldland 7. Economics: Charlotte di Vita MBE 8. Environment: Tamsin Omond 9. Politics: Zac Goldsmith
The 999 Outcomes
In addition to the individual and group actions proposed by the 999 Ambassadors, 999 It’s Time seeks to deliver three further outcomes:
- At least 200,000 more UK homes signed up to green electricity schemes;
- A national petition to government demanding a 9% cut in carbon emissions every year for three years – 9/9/9;
- The planting of 9 million trees, in the UK and overseas, every year for three years – 9/9/9.
If you want to be a part of the 999 revolution, SIGN UP HERE NOW.