We have a chance to embrace clean energy on a national scale, while cutting back on dangerous pollutants from the country’s dirtiest power plants. Show your support for a sustainable energy future.
Biogas is a virtually carbon-neutral form of renewable energy that could have a significantly beneficial impact on greenhouse gases. Encourage media coverage of biogas tax credit expansion so this technology can go mainstream in America as it has in other countries.
A Louisiana senator is pushing for the dangerous Keystone XL Pipeline to be built. This dirty oil transportation system is unsafe and will run perilously through the Heartland of America. Tell her to stop promoting this risky pursuit.
The First Lady spoke to a group of young African leaders urging them to fight for a woman’s right to her body, education, and marriage. Thank Michelle Obama for fighting for these causes and for being a role model for young female leaders.
A fracking-related fire has created attention around how opaque fracking sites and practices are across the country. Sign the petition to demand that fracking companies fully disclose what chemicals they use so that the public has the information it deserves.
Horse-drawn carriages are an archaic method of transportation that are still used in New York City, despite being brutal for the horses. Sign the petition to support the mayor of New York in his efforts to ban horse-drawn carriages in his city.
An animal sanctuary owner has been convicted for leaving numerous dogs in emaciated conditions. Please sign this petition to praise the conviction and ask the judge to find a new leader for the animal sanctuary.
The recent measles outbreak is the worst in the United States in the past 20 years. Demand that parents be required to vaccinate their children against this dangerous but preventable infection before they enter public school.
A gay Florida man was denied a funeral, all because of his sexual orientation. Sign the petition to chastise the responsible church’s pastor for his deplorable behavior.
A state just started screening its welfare applicants for drugs, leading to wasteful spending that produces few positive results. Urge the governor to repeal these new drug testing requirements.
The largest drug retailer in the United States has recently elected not to take advantage of a tax loophole and move its headquarters overseas. Applaud the company’s decision to keep American revenue on American soil.
The gray wolf population in a popular national park is quickly declining. Convince the U.S. National Park Service to intervene in order to save these wolves from extinction.
The Ebola virus has already infected 1,300 individuals and many are concerned about the possibility of a global pandemic. Act now to urge the FDA to fast-track Ebola drug research.
The use of a dangerous insecticide has resulted in a serious decline in honeybee populations. Applaud the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for banning its use in wildlife refuges.
Despite suggestions for more humane standards, some people on a local planning board still refuse to agree to change the county’s standards on dog tethering. Sign this petition and urge them to reconsider their opinions.
A human rights group has recently been facing harassment and intimidation as a result of its advocacy for a teenage rape victim. Sign the petition and demand that authorities investigate these threats and protect the group’s members from harassment.
Lynx, wolverines, and other at-risk species are being caught and killed by cruel traps. Speak up to protect these animals from a slow and painful death.
Proposed cuts to NASA would end programs such as the Opportunity Mars rover, extinguish planned explorations and put some of the brightest minds into unemployment. Urge Congress to maintain the current NASA budget so this generation doesn’t lose the opportunity to expand our horizons.
The silvery pigeon is critically endangered, with an estimated population of fewer than 50 adult individuals in the wild. Call on officials to develop plans to protect this species from extinction.
President Obama wants to create the largest marine sanctuary in the world, but he is receiving opposition from the fishing lobby and Republicans in Congress. Tell President Obama that he has your support in protecting the Pacific Ocean.
A popular organization has scheduled animal performances from a notoriously abusive circus. Urge the organization’s management to cancel the exploitative exhibitions and stop perpetuating the horrific torture of majestic creatures.
New technology allows scientists to recreate human organs on microchips. They can use the chips to test drugs, as opposed to using animals. We want to thank them for making animal testing obsolete.
Mothers across the world work to raise research money to fight pediatric cancer. Show your support of the women who seek to save the lives of thousands of children each year.
Pit bulls are widely discriminated against in the law because of inaccurate stereotypes about their behavior. A well-known animal behaviorist group has declared their rejection of breed-specific legislation against pit bulls all around the world. Please sign this petition to thank them for their support.
A group of women and children have remained hostages for over a year, and are being used as bargaining chips in a civil war conflict. Urge the government to go in and rescue these civilians, who have no doubt suffered plenty at the hands of their captors.