Environment

Urge Ivanka Trump to be a Climate Change Champion

Urge Ivanka Trump to be a Climate Change Champion

Donald Trump’s eldest daughter Ivanka allegedly plans to make climate change a major focus as daughter of the president. Climate science – and science in general – are direly underrepresented throughout the rest of the Trump inner circle. Tell Ivanka Trump that her position could be critical, and she must speak up with force on the need for climate action.

Success: Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Permit Denied

Success: Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Permit Denied

In a victory for the rights of indigenous peoples, the right to clean water, and the global fight against climate change, the Army Corps of Engineers has denied drilling and construction permits to the Dakota Access Pipeline. While the Trump administration may try to reverse this decision, it may result in a permanent halt to construction. Sign our petition to applaud this decision.

End Trophy Hunting of Endangered African Leopards

End Trophy Hunting of Endangered African Leopards

The African leopard is one of trophy hunting’s most lucrative prizes. As a result, its population has plummeted by 30 percent. Demand that trophy hunting be brought to an end so this majestic animal and others like it can be saved from extinction.

Save Flat-Tailed Horned Lizards from Extinction

Save Flat-Tailed Horned Lizards from Extinction

The flat-tailed horned lizard is facing extinction due to massive habitat loss. Sign this petition to urge the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to protect the lizards under the California Endangered Species Act.

Stop Needless Killing of Mountain Lions and Black Bears

Stop Needless Killing of Mountain Lions and Black Bears

Mountain lions and black bears will soon be killed under a new predator management plan in Colorado. Sign this petition to tell the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department to reject this plan in favor of a more humane option.

Stop Hunting Diamondback Terrapins

Stop Hunting Diamondback Terrapins

Diamondback terrapins can be harvested in unlimited amounts during a nine-month open season in New York. A new proposal will ban this harmful harvest. Sign this petition to show your support for the proposed ban.

Success: Coal Being Phased Out in Alberta

Success: Coal Being Phased Out in Alberta

Alberta, Canada, plans to shut down three major coal plants in the coming years, providing compensation to ease the transition. This is part of the progressive government’s clean energy plan. Sign our petition thanking the government of Alberta for these critical actions addressing climate change.

Save the Sea Turtles

Save the Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are on the brink of extinction due to poachers, water pollution, global warming and other threats. These animals have been on this planet for millions of years, and we must help them keep their longevity. Sign this petition to demand stronger protections for sea turtles.

Don’t Revoke Protections for Endangered Species

Don’t Revoke Protections for Endangered Species

A group of Republicans are launching a lawsuit that would restrict protections of certain endangered species and their habitats. Sign the petition and demand that this lawsuit be dropped.

Reverse Approval of Dangerous Pipeline

Reverse Approval of Dangerous Pipeline

A pipeline that would bring over 590,000 barrels of tar sands oil to the coast each day has just been approved by the Canadian government. Over 85 percent of the tar sands must remain in the ground for the world to avoid catastrophic climate change. Sign our petition to demand the government halt the pipeline.

Don’t Strip Funding From Climate Research

Don’t Strip Funding From Climate Research

The NASA earth sciences division will lose all funding once President-elect Trump takes office, according to Trump’s advisor. This institution is a leading provider of support to climate science, launching satellites and producing groundbreaking studies. Demand that the president-elect commit to preserving this critical scientific institution.

Don’t Let the Paris Climate Agreement be Canceled

Don’t Let the Paris Climate Agreement be Canceled

The Paris Agreement was a great stepping stone in our fight against global warming, but Donald Trump’s upcoming presidency could destroy it. Sign this petition to help protect the agreement from being canceled.

Don’t Let Trump Slash NASA’s Earth Science Budget

Don’t Let Trump Slash NASA’s Earth Science Budget

Trump reportedly plans to drastically cut funding for vital NASA programs that contribute to our understanding of the Earth’s climate. This would cripple scientific understanding of climate change and its many effects worldwide. Tell our President-elect that understanding our planet and what we are doing to it should be a priority over deep space exploration.

Remove Outdated Dams That Are Killing Wild Salmon

Remove Outdated Dams That Are Killing Wild Salmon

The wild salmon population in the Snake River has declined 90 percent due to four outdated and expensive dams. Sign this petition to urge the Bureau of Reclamation to remove these unnecessary dams.

Don’t Let Big Oil Deafen Marine Mammals

Don’t Let Big Oil Deafen Marine Mammals

Whales and dolphins are being severely injured and deafened by unchecked seismic blasting done by oil and gas companies. Sign this petition to urge the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to put more regulations on seismic blasting.

Protect Endangered Orcas from Big Oil

Protect Endangered Orcas from Big Oil

The last remaining orcas in a pristine ocean habitat could be killed off soon by a pipeline expansion. The pipeline would make the orca habitat unlivable and increase the risks of an oil spill. Sign this petition to ask Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to oppose this project and save these majestic creatures.

Applaud Crackdown on Elephant and Rhino Poaching

Applaud Crackdown on Elephant and Rhino Poaching

Elephants and black rhinos have been decimated by poachers in Tanzania. The country’s president says he will be implementing a plan to stop poaching and ivory smuggling. Sign this petition to thank the president for protecting Tanzania’s wildlife.

Stop Turtles From Being Eaten Into Extinction

Stop Turtles From Being Eaten Into Extinction

American turtles are being harvested to feed the appetites of Chinese consumers. While many states have banned or restricted the collection of turtles, Louisiana still has very lax restrictions in place. Sign this petition to tell Louisiana to protect its turtle population.

Success: Arctic Protected From New Oil Drilling

Success: Arctic Protected From New Oil Drilling

A five-year ban on offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean has been finalized by the Obama administration, in an important move toward protecting this ecosystem and combating climate change. Applaud the outgoing president’s dedication to prioritizing natural resources over industry interests.

Another Deer Hacked to Pieces in Quiet Village–Stop the Killing

Another Deer Hacked to Pieces in Quiet Village–Stop the Killing

A disturbing trend of mutilated wild animal corpses appearing in public places has been happening in a quiet English village. Sign this petition to urge the police to find the twisted killer before they strike again.

Applaud New Ban on Sea Turtle Hunting

Applaud New Ban on Sea Turtle Hunting

Over 40,000 sea turtles are killed each year despite being an endangered species. Thankfully, one nation took it upon themselves to help and protect these gentle, unique animals. Sign this petition and thank the nation for protecting sea turtles before it is too late.

Don’t Let Trump Revive Fossil Fuels

Don’t Let Trump Revive Fossil Fuels

Donald Trump reportedly intends to issue a revival of dangerous fossil fuels such as coal and oil that will damage our environment after all of the work people have put into trying to keep it clean. Sign this petition now to demand a permanent ban on all fossil fuels.

Support Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Support Divestment from Fossil Fuels

The two largest public pension funds in the country are at critical moments in examining full fossil fuel divestment. Fossil fuels need to stay in the ground, and investing in coal, oil, and gas companies is investing in an unsustainable future. Sign the petition to support divestment.

Stop Subsidizing Fossil Fuels

Stop Subsidizing Fossil Fuels

Each year Canada gives the fossil fuel industry $3.3 billion in subsidies, undermining efforts to cut emissions and keep fossil fuel resources in the ground. Demand that the government put a stop to these subsidies.

Stop Approving Toxic Fracking Permits

Stop Approving Toxic Fracking Permits

A fracking company is about to start exploring for shale gas in preparation for beginning toxic drilling. Given that 85 percent of known fossil fuel resources must stay in the ground to prevent catastrophic climate change, discovering new resources is incompatible with fighting climate change. Demand an end to fossil fuel exploration.

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