Hands Across the Sand returns to Pensacola Beach
PENSACOLA—Join hands with fellow residents, business owners, and tourists as we take our annual stand against oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and a transition to clean energy. Hands Across the Sand takes place on beaches around the world, as communities come together to send a powerful message of protecting the beaches and coastal areas we love.
We’ll meet at the Casino Beach Pavilion for live music, education, and inspiring speeches about protecting our white sands and blue-green waters. At 11 am we’ll walk to the water’s edge to hold hands in silent remembrance of the 2010 oil spill and in support of a transition to clean energy from the sun and wind.
This year’s event comes at a time when more oil and gas drilling is being proposed in the Gulf. Yet the transition to the nearly infinite power of clean renewable energy is well underway, with explosive growth in solar and wind energy as Americans embrace the future. Moving our nation backward to the old dirty ways of fossil fuels makes no sense at all, and together we take a strong stand against drilling and in support of clean energy.