TODAY'S DATE 8 OCTOBER 2010.
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Nairobi "Climate Work Party" Joins Thousands of Events Across the Planet
10/10/10: World's Largest Day of Practical Action to fight
Nairobi – On October 10, people across the planet will pick up hammers, shovels, and caulking-guns and join the 10/10/10 Global Work Party, the world's largest day of practical action to fight the climate crisis.
Organizers in Nairobi expect over 3000 people to join in sports the way to save environment, re-planting 250 trees at Muthurwa estate petition the government on illegal sale of 35 acres land No.209/6509 push for the arrests of those involved in cutting of 568 trees in the estate,under the new constitution the government has an obligation to offer safe and healthy environment a right to housing to all citizens, this being a first strategy towards a climate success story.
Who: The day event will be graced by activists from Japan,USA,South Africa,England,Mexico being a partnership between the Baraza La Taifa/African Youth Initiative on Climate Change.Among the local guest that we anticipate are former Africa,commonwealth and Olympic boxing champions.
The recent illegal logging of about 548 trees in Muthurwa estate to pave way for development by the Kenya Railways Staff Retirement Benefit Scheme,the residents are witnessing first hand the impact of illegal logging of the 45 years old trees, impacts such as dust fumes and choking are becoming a norm birds,eagles nesting destroyed.
What: Sustainable sports under 14 Teams (The team shall be using a ball made from waste recycled nylon paper materials.) then senior side event: Country bus Fc V/s Black Cats Fc.
Through this tournament and tree planting exercise community will be able to engage and share on environmental awareness petitioning the government for the right to safe clean environment/ right to housing. By re-planting the trees we will remind the government through the new constitution its international obligation on planting 10% tree cover country wide.
Where: Kamukunji Constituency Muthurwa ward off landhies road next to Jua kali sheds.The event begins concurrently at 9.30am -4.30pm
The 10/10/10 Global Work Party is being coordinated by the international climate campaign 350.org. Photos and video from thousands of simultaneous events across the planet will also be available for the media at 350.org/media.