The largest orchestra in history will also play the longest symphony ever on the largest stage possible. The name of this artistic demonstration of will is "Bell Waves to Save Earth" from global warming. The instruments include school bells, sleigh bells, church bells, dinner bells, high pitched bells, big bass bells, hand bells, temple bells, brass bells, china bells, tubular bells, tribal bells, change bells, even cell phone bell tones.
Knowledge can change the world, art can change the world, prayer can change the world if only we demonstrate the will.
Starting on 11/30/08 anyone wishing to be a member of the orchestra or one of the activists or one of the choir should ring the loudest bell they can find 350 times at 3:50 p.m. As 3:50 p.m. marches across the time zones, so will the bell wave for the next ten days to shatter the greenhouses of inaction and global warming.
Whats special about these particular ten days is that the worlds leaders are gathering in Poznan, Poland for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to negotiate agreements to reverse global warming.
How will Bell Waves Save Earth? 350 stands for the parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere that the planet can naturally process to maintain life as we know it. Currently we are at 385 and climbing. If we don't start bringing that number down soon, we will be forced to adapt to hotter and hotter conditions, shrinking shore lines causing a mass migration inland, and one humanitarian crisis after another from floods to famines.
People will want to know whats all that ringing in their ears thats your chance to tell them what 350 means. We especially want the negotiators in Poznan, Poland to hear us in person, on the radio, and TV. Lets serenade them with the beautiful music of our resolve to save the planet especially for our childrens children.
If you want to learn more you can visit 350.org. You can also join the Prayer Vigil to End Global Warming by offering the Counting Prayer for the Environment everyday and/or at every service until CO2 levels fall below 350.
The prayer takes seven seconds to offer and goes like this: The world now has the means to end global warming, we pray we will have the will." You can also ascribe to each bell ring the meaning of the Counting Prayer, and register your prayer pledge said or rung at countingprayers.org. The sister vigil to end extreme poverty just had its millionth prayer offered by the staffs at ONE Sabbath and VoteOutPoverty.org.
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