Policy and Advocacy
On campuses and in communities nationwide, youth are leading the way in responding to the global climate crisis.
We hope you all had the chance to hear Mr. Gore's speech at the Democratic National Convention. While Live Earth is a nonpartisan organization, we were certainly glad to see Mr. Gore raising the climate crisis issue for the country at the convention - and discussing the ways we can act now to solve it. You can watch the convention speech on Mr. Gore's website.
Check out the latest from the We Campaign's "There's One Thing We Can Agree On" series!Check out the latest from the We Campaign's "Unlikely Alliances" series:
Not only is one of our former Live Earth colleagues, Andrea Robinson, leading the greening efforts for the Democratic National Convention in Denver, they have added a link out to the Live Impact Carbon Calculator to their website, giving
Are you inspired to get your representatives to take a stand? With the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bali right around the corner, it's a great time to remind your representatives that we need a treaty, now!
Spread the word, and demand change. Write a letter to your governmental representatives:
Live Earth extends our most enthusiastic and sincere congratulations to Al Gore and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, who share this year's Nobel Peace Prize "for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change." We heartily share the view of
IT USED TO SEEM THAT IF YOU DIDN'T VOTE ON ELECTION DAY, IT WASN'T THE END OF THE WORLD. NOW, IT JUST MIGHT BE.
Without governments committed to protecting the planet, there's only so much we as individuals can do. What we need are (drum roll) ... elected representatives! Hey! It worked wonders for civil rights.