As the People’s Climate March moved down Central Park West on September 21, I live-sketched it block by block.
We assembled at West 81st Street, outside the American Museum of Natural History. As we demanded a shift from fossil fuels, the museum displayed banners about a dinosaur exhibit. Perfect!
The statue of Theodore Roosevelt (early conservationist), with a slave and a Native American, looms over the crowd.
“Truth, Knowledge, and Vision” are on our side!
“Tax the rich to fund green jobs” at West 77th Street
“We know who is responsible”
Woman with bird outside the New-York Historical Society, at West 76th Street
West 75th Street
“Hope not heat” on West 74th Street
“Vermont Says No to Nuclear Power” on West 73rd Street
“Got ecovillages?” at the Dakota, on 72nd Street
Idle police at West 71st Street
CO2onsequences at West 62nd Street, approaching Columbus Circle.