Media Advisory: Greenpeace hot air balloon makes Canadian debut in Regina



    Balloon resembling planet earth delivers climate message to Premiers

    REGINA, Aug. 6 /CNW/ - Around 7:00 a.m. today, weather permitting, the
Greenpeace hot air balloon will be tethered to the grounds at Wascana Park,
directly across the river from the Regina Legislature, bringing a strong
climate message to the premiers meeting here for the Council of the
Federation.
    The balloon is here for the annual meetings of the provincial and
territorial leaders. The unusual spherical balloon, named "One World," is
designed to resemble planet earth. It carries two larger-than-life messages:
"Rescue the Climate" and "Stop Global Warming."

    
    A successful balloon launch is entirely weather dependent. Media may call
    Jessica Wilson after 6:30 a.m. for confirmation at 778-228-5404.

    What:     Greenpeace hot air balloon "One World" in Regina

    Where:    Wascana Park, directly across from Regina Legislature

    Who:      Greenpeace

    When:     Weather permitting, approximately 7:00 a.m.
    





For further information:

For further information: Jessica Wilson, Greenpeace media and public
relations officer, (778) 228-5404; Dave Martin, Greenpeace climate campaign
coordinator, (416) 627-5004


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