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April 16, 2018

Rally for Climate Change Accountability – 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 – Boulder County Courthouse Lawn

MEDIA ADVISORY

April 16, 2018

Media Contacts:

Barb Halpin, Public Information Officer, Boulder County, 303-441-1622 (Cell: 303-579-0773)
Ben Irwin, City of Boulder, Deputy Director of Communication, 303-441-3155

Rally for Climate Change Accountability – Tuesday, April 17, at 12 p.m.

(Boulder, Colorado) -- The Colorado communities of Boulder County, the City of Boulder, and San Miguel County -- with legal support from EarthRights International -- are coming together to announce the launch of a crucial effort to respond to climate change.

Interested members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend the rally and learn about these Colorado communities’ new major undertaking in response to climate change.

What: Climate Change Accountability Announcement and Rally

Where: Courthouse Lawn, Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl Street (near the fountain between 13th and 14th Streets) Boulder

When: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at noon (12 p.m.)

Speakers will include:

Elise Jones, Boulder County Commissioner

Suzanne Jones, Mayor, City of Boulder

Kris Holstrom, San Miguel County Commissioner

Marco Simons General Counsel, Earth Rights International

Micah Parkin Executive Director, 350 Colorado

Rebecca Dickson, Sierra Club

Emma Bray, Earth Guardians

Sam Weaver, Council Member, City of Boulder

The event will be live-streamed on the Boulder County Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/BoulderCounty. Details concerning the event will be posted to www.BoulderCounty.org/climate-accountability.

Note: The Boulder County Commissioners' business meeting (open to the public) will be held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room, 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder beginning at 11:30 a.m., followed by the rally on the Courthouse Lawn.