Articles written by: Jenny Stamps

Jenny Stamps

Stamps is a writer, teacher and activist living in Olympia, Washington.

Don’t Allow Biased Corporations to Influence Climate Science

The U.S. has some of the highest CO2 emissions in the world and businessmen are still making economically biased decisions regarding the environment. In the wake of a climate change denying presidency, accurate and unbought science is more important than ever. Demand that President-elect Joe Biden heed the warnings of the scientific community and work with them to create a brighter future.

Stop Teaching ‘Abstinence Only’ in Place of Sexual Education

Only 15 states in the U.S. require that sexual education provided in schools be medically accurate. This withholding of critical health information leaves students at higher risk of preventable pregnancies, infection and diseases. Demand that schools prioritize facts when teaching sexual health and safety.

Don’t Let Industries Kill Migrating Birds Without Repercussion

Millions of birds will now die without so much as a slap on the wrist to the industries responsible. Any federal protection that they previously received has been overturned, thanks to one final push from the Trump administration. Demand that the government renew these protections and implement real penalties for industries found at fault.

Save Monarch Butterflies from Extinction

North America’s western monarch population has declined to 1% of its historic size. Yet, federal protection the species is in critical need of has been delayed. Demand that USFWS list monarchs and grant them endangered status.

Impeach and Convict Trump for Inciting Insurrection Against Constitution

President Donald Trump incited a violent pro-Trump mob to attack Congress in an attempt to overthrow the Constitutional order in the United States. Trump must be immediately impeached, convicted, and removed from office.

Stop the Slaughter of the Last Wild Wolves

The rehabilitation of wolves now rests in the hands of the states after the US Fish and Wildlife Service eliminated their federal protections. Sign this petition to urge Washington’s governor to prioritize safeguarding endangered wolf populations.

Eliminate all Nuclear Weapons

The Pentagon spends trillions on maintaining the US nuclear arsenal while US citizens struggle to survive. Global communities are now coming together to eliminate these weapons and live in a world free of the looming threat of nuclear warfare. Sign this petition to demand that the US join this movement.

JP Morgan Chase: Stop Investing Billions in Fossil Fuels as the World Struggles to Reduce CO2

JPMorgan Chase has invested $268.59 billion in fossil fuels since the Paris Agreement. If we are going to prevent the world from heating beyond 2 degrees Celsius, we cannot stand for this reckless misuse of financial resources. Sign this petition to demand that Chase divest from fossil fuels now.

Nestle, Stop Stealing Water to Sell

Every year, Nestle pumps millions of gallons of water out of communities in Southern California. Meanwhile, droughts continue and wildfires get worse, causing severe habitat loss and displacement of residents. Tell Nestle to stop exploiting the water crisis.

Fight Climate Change at the Local Level

Despite the irrefutable evidence, governments have yet to declare a climate emergency. As for those who are taking action and working towards solutions, they need help bringing their plans into fruition. Demand support for a promising climate change initiative.

Don’t Let Weapon Manufacturers Buy Votes in Congress

Arms companies get billions of dollars from taxpayers while ordinary people suffer cuts to essential services. Speak out against the subversion of democracy by weapons manufacturers.

Stop Taxing Menstrual Products Permanently

Menstrual products are tax exempt in California for two years, but that is not enough. There is no end to menstruation and so there must be no expiration date on making these products affordable to all. Sign this petition to demand Governor Newsom make it permanent.

Stop Destroying Wildlife Habitat to Maximize Timber Sales

A fragile forest ecosystem and an endangered species are at risk of destruction due to the sale of land for logging. The Smuggler Timber Sale puts a price tag on old growth and threatens endangered salmon populations. Sign this petition to demand the immediate cancellation of this destructive event.

Don’t Use Covid Relief Funds to Accelerate the Climate Crisis

Billions of dollars in Covid relief funds are being locked into fossil fuels. Sign this petition to demand a shift toward clean energy.

Don’t Log Forest of 100-Year-Old Trees

Century-old trees are at risk of being logged, destroying an important carbon sink. Sign this petition to demand immediate cancellation of the Chameleon Timber Sale.

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