Malibuites issue ‘wake-up’ call

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Pictured, from left: Malibu residents John Watkins, Mary Edde, Carolyn Diemer, Erwin Ferris, Eamon Harrington and Barbara O’Neill Ferris met at Malibu Country Mart on Sept. 21 to participate in Wake-Up Call day together.

Several Malibu residents on Sept. 21 participated in Wake-Up Call day, for which citizens nationwide set their alarms for 6:12 p.m. to motivate political leaders to get serious about climate change.

The purpose of Wake-Up Call day is also to show public support for the adoption of an environmental treaty by the United N ations when it meets for its climate change conference in Copenhagen this December.

More information can be obtained online at www.unfccc.int.