You Can Act on Climate Change: July 2014 Actions

YOU CAN ACT

Climate Action in July from Senator Rob Hogg of Iowa Climate Advocates

US Voters to Congress: Act on Climate – 600+ citizens visited Congress in person recently as many more called their Congressional members demanding action on climate, reports Senator Rob Hogg of Iowa Climate Advocates. Keep up the pressure on Congressional members and candidates, folks! Public pressure also makes it easier for the president to act, as well.

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Great March For Climate Action Will Cross Proposed Keystone Route July 19 – The Great March for Climate Action began March 1 in Los Angeles, has crossed California, Arizona, New Mexico, and crossed from Colorado into Nebraska June 30, nearing the half-way point of its march to Washington, D.C., where it is expected to arrive November You can join the march, even temporarily,here.

OO People’s Climate March, September 20-21, New York City -join the many groups planning to march in New York City during a climate summit of international leaders to urge much stronger action on climate change.

Support The EPA Carbon Pollution Rules – Join the majority of US citizens supporting the proposed carbon pollution rules. You can attend the late July EPA hearings in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh, or Washington, D.C. Or, submit a supporting comment to the EPA at any time before October 16, 2014. Go here for more details.

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Via Climate Progress

Beyond that, many groups have organized on-line petitions in support of the carbon pollution rules. You can also write letters to the editor and guest columns supporting the carbon pollution rules – a big step in the fight against climate change.

On Twitter, you can use the hash tag #StopCarbonPollution.

*** Please also let your Congressional representatives and Senators know that you support the carbon pollution rules, and you want them to support the rules, too.

Join Citizens Climate Lobby or create your own local chapter. National Call, Saturday, July 12 – If you would like to join Citizens Climate Lobby, or start a CCL chapter in your congressional district, visit http://www.citizensclimatelobby.org

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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