Carbondale Climate Strike Speeches

Sep 23, 2019

On Friday, September 20, hundreds of students, teachers and concerned citizens gathered in Sopris Park for the climate strike organized by 350 Roaring Fork in conjunction with other strikes around the world. Speakers included Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson, Dr. Greg Feinsinger, Arn Menconi, and local students. For audio of these speeches, click here.

Jimmy Byrne leads the crowd in a chant:

Fred Malo introduces the events:

Erin Riccio, Conservation Colorado:

Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson:

Ruthie Brown, Roaring Fork High School Energy Club:

Dr. Greg Feinsinger, M.D.:

Alicia Zeringue, Wilderness Workshop:

Students, Carbondale Community School:

Will Hodges, 350.org:

Students, Glenwood Springs High School: 

Arn Menconi, climate and peace activist:

Erica Sparhawk, Carbondale Board of Trustees: 

Illene Pevec, author, journalist, children's activist and educator:

Gwen Garcelon, HighLife Unlimited: 

Carbondale Climate Strike, 2019
Credit Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

Credit Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK