Earth Day Update!
Earth Day is Tuesday April 22nd, and many Earth Day events are happening this weekend! Not sure yet how you'll be celebrating Earth Day? Find an event near you on the Earth Day website.
What should you ask them to do? Take these ideas from the Live Earth Pledge:
- Demand that our country join an international treaty within the next 2 years that cuts global warming pollution by 90% in developed countries and by more than half worldwide in time for the next generation to inherit a healthy earth;
- Ask them to fight for a moratorium on the construction of any new generating facility that burns coal without the capacity to safely trap and store the CO2;
- Tell them to Work for a dramatic increase in the energy efficiency of homes, workplaces, schools, places of worship, and means of transportation;
- Encourage them to pass laws and policies that expand the use of renewable energy sources and reduce dependence on oil and coal;
* Call your President
* Call your legislature
* Call your Mayor
* Call your Council Members
If you are in the US...
* White House - 202.456.1111
* Capitol Hill (our Capitol Hill Operators are really helpful, don't be afraid to call and ask for your Member of Congress!!) 202.224.3121