In May of this year, we were hit with news that our planet had reached a significant and harrowing milestone: the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surpassed the 400 parts per million mark.
Faced with this revelation, people like you took the Beat the Heat challenge to address climate change.
People like you joined Josh Fox in California to screen his latest documentary GASLAND II to expose the problems we face when gas and oil companies decide the future of our planet. From this, 12 communities in California from Medicine Lake to Culver City have formed campaigns to ban fracking at the local level. Form a support committee in your community.
People like you gathered in full force against the Keystone XL. You marched across the Golden Gate Bridge against the pipeline, walked in solidarity with First Nation communities impacted by tar sands expansion, and joined hundreds more at a Chevron refinery with the common message that oil companies must respect people and the planet.
People like you are continuing to expose what will be the largest trade agreement in history. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will empower transnational companies to destroy jobs, human rights, and the planet. It will affect the water we drink, and the air we breathe and people like you took to the streets to inform the public about this secret trade deal, and we must tell our Congresspeople that we will not stand for it.
And it is your action and support that has made a huge impact. A $5 donation today will help us carry this work forward as we continue the battle to stop Keystone XL, ban fracking, and halt the TPP.
We know that going up against a problem as daunting as climate change isn’t going to offer up any quick fixes, but we’re always inspired by what we can accomplish when we organize together.
Continue to take a stand against big oil interests. Just $5 will carry our efforts forward.