I've read about this before so one of you probably sent it but here it is
Date: Thursday, May 31, 2001 7:51
Subject: Roll Your Own Blackout
ROLL YOUR OWN BLACKOUT
THE FIRST DAY
JUNE 21, 2001 THURS EVE,
7-10pm worldwide, all time zones
This is a national, many-organization grassroots event.
George W. Bush's proposed budget cuts 50% from the already meager
fuels research programs, and adds a big line item for "clean" coal
grants. Turns out that the coal industry bosses included some
for George W. who gave up to $200,000 each in early money to the
The "Roll Your Own Blackout" should be a pleasant way to spend
evening. What a gentle way to protest!
ROLL YOUR OWN BLACK
OUT THE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER JUNE 21, 2001 THURS EVE,
7-10pm worldwide, all
In protest of George W. Bush's energy policies and lack of
efficiency, conservation and alternative fuels, there will be a
rolling blackout on the first day of summer, June 21 from 7pm -
10pm in any
time zone (thus it will roll across the planet).
simple protest and a symbolic act. Turn out your lights from 7pm-10pm
June 21. Unplug whatever you can unplug in your house. Light a candle to
sun god, kiss and tell, tell ghost stories, do something instead of
television, have fun in the dark.
Forward this email as widely as
possible, to your government
representatives and environmental contacts. Let
them know we want global
education, participation and funding in
conservation, efficiency and
alternative fuel efforts -- and an end to over
exploitation and misuse of
the earth's resources.
Chapter Director Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter
1410 Grant St, Ste
B-205 Denver, CO 80203
phone: 303-861-8819 fax:303-861-2436