Environment

Tell Los Angeles to Divest From Dakota Access Pipeline-Backing Bank

Tell Los Angeles to Divest From Dakota Access Pipeline-Backing Bank

Wells Fargo is one of the main sources of funding for the dangerous and controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. We must urge cities who have invested in this bank to sever their ties and make a stand for socially responsible banking. Urge Los Angeles to withdraw its support from Wells Fargo.

Applaud Decision to Block Airport Expansion Project Due to Climate Concerns

Applaud Decision to Block Airport Expansion Project Due to Climate Concerns

A proposed airport expansion project has been rejected because it would have caused an increase in greenhouse gas emissions. Sign this petition to applaud this progressive decision that rules in favor of the environment and public health.

Stop Slaughtering Innocent Animal for Misguided Medicinal Purposes

Stop Slaughtering Innocent Animal for Misguided Medicinal Purposes

The African pangolin is being smuggled throughout Africa and Asia and used for medicinal purposes. This animal is already endangered in Asia and may very well become endangered in Africa if this illegal trade is not brought to an end. Sign the petition to demand that one African nation ban the hunting of this animal.

Protect Vulnerable Waterways From Toxic Coal Mining Waste

Protect Vulnerable Waterways From Toxic Coal Mining Waste

A rule protecting certain U.S. waterways from unregulated coal mine dumping is at serious risk of being overturned, leaving these streams, surrounding ecosystems and the rural communities who depend on them vulnerable to toxic contamination. Tell President Trump not to sign off on the repeal of this rule.

Prevent Fracking in Fragile Desert Ecosystem

Prevent Fracking in Fragile Desert Ecosystem

A very fragile desert environment could be subjected to the dangers of fracking, unless a proposed bill is passed prohibiting fracking in this precious ecosystem. Sign the petition to voice your support for this protective and proactive measure.

Put a Limit on Oil Refinery Emissions

Put a Limit on Oil Refinery Emissions

The refinement of dirty and environmentally harmful forms of oil could soon be restricted in the Bay Area due to a proposed new bill. This bill would put emissions caps on the oil refineries in the Bay Area, which would prevent any companies from refining tar sands oil or other, more harmful, substances. Sign this petition to ensure this bill is passed, and continue the fight against tar sands oil.

Success: Largest Coal Plant in the Western United States Will Be Shut Down

Success: Largest Coal Plant in the Western United States Will Be Shut Down

A massive coal plant will close its doors permanently at the end of its lease. Applaud the utility company for this decision, which sends a powerful message that coal in the U.S. is obsolete and must be phased out.

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Protect the Arctic From Black Carbon Pollution

Arctic sea ice has declined to its lowest level in at least 65 years. One major cause is an increasing amount of black carbon emitted by commercial aircraft flying over the Arctic Circle. Sign the petition calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban cross-arctic air travel.

Applaud Patagonia’s Boycott to Save National Monument

Applaud Patagonia’s Boycott to Save National Monument

Patagonia is leading a drive among outdoors retailers to boycott the state of Utah over efforts to eliminate over a million acres in public lands. Praise this company’s efforts to set an industry-wide example.

Protect Wild Animals From Sport Hunters

Protect Wild Animals From Sport Hunters

Wild animals are at risk of being hunted. The Brazilian government is considering nationwide legalization of hunting, which will break down mechanisms of punishment for poaching, and put ecosystems in danger. Urge Brazilian lawmakers to abandon this measure and strengthen efforts to preserve biodiversity instead.

Demand That Germany Ban Harmful Fracking

Demand That Germany Ban Harmful Fracking

The German government has enacted tougher regulations on fracking through 2021. However, fracking shouldn’t only be regulated. It should be banned. Demand that the German government take its action a step further and ban fracking forever.

Remove Dam That Threatens Endangered Species

Remove Dam That Threatens Endangered Species

A dam in south Florida has restricted the flow of a river, and is hindering endangered species. The Kirkpatrick dam was part of a failed Army Corps of Engineers Project, which hoped to cut a ditch across Northern Florida to facilitate barge traffic. Sign this petition to get this dam removed and this area returned to its former state.

Company Spilled 600,000 Gallons of Oil Into the Environment – Demand Punishment

Company Spilled 600,000 Gallons of Oil Into the Environment – Demand Punishment

An oil pipeline has ruptured, spilling 600,000 gallons of toxic oil into the environment. This massive spill is destroying the ecosystem, which may never fully recover. Demand that the oil company responsible for the spill be held accountable.

Include Solar in America’s Energy Plan

Include Solar in America’s Energy Plan

Solar energy is not even mentioned in Trump’s new energy plan, even though it is a source of clean energy that protects our environment and is the second largest energy industry in the country when it comes to the jobs it provides. Demand that Trump include solar energy in America’s energy plan.

Permanently Ban Dangerous Fishing Net Killing Endangered Porpoises

Permanently Ban Dangerous Fishing Net Killing Endangered Porpoises

An endangered porpoise species, which only has 30 individuals left in the world, faces extinction by a lift on a temporary ban on gillnets. A gillnet, a vertical wall of net catching fish by the gills, is the leading cause of death for this porpoise species. We must act now to permanently ban gillnets in order to save this endangered porpoise.

Chimp Trafficking Ring Exposed – Stop It For Good

Chimp Trafficking Ring Exposed – Stop It For Good

A horrific trafficking operation has killed an alarming number of chimpanzees, all to sell the babies as pets or zoo animals. The alleged traffickers have been arrested, and now we must make sure this operation dissolves completely. Sign this petition to stop chimp trafficking and demand justice for the poor chimps who have suffered and died.

Stop Trump Administration From Killing Endangered Bees

Stop Trump Administration From Killing Endangered Bees

The Trump Administration has delayed the listing of the rusty patched bumblebee as a federally protected endangered species. If this delay continues, Trump will be responsible for the death of an entire species. Sign the petition and demand that this delay be brought to an end.

Stop Poisonous Pesticide Runoff

Stop Poisonous Pesticide Runoff

As much as 98% of the toxic pesticides sprayed on plants end up running off into the surrounding soil and water. Fortunately, scientists have discovered a new formula that could drastically reduce pesticide pollution. Sign this petition to ensure farmers use this product and stop pesticide runoff.

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Stop U.S. from Dropping Bombs in Ocean

The U.S. Air Force plans on dropping 100 bombs a year for five years off the coasts of Hawaii. This could severely injure over 300 species of marine creatures, and cause damage to the entire ecosystem. Sign this petition and demand the Air Force reconsider bombing these vulnerable and precious waters.

Don’t Let Shell Leave Oil in the North Sea

Don’t Let Shell Leave Oil in the North Sea

An oil company is asking permission to leave dozens of containers filled with oil and sediment in the North Sea. This could result in an ecological disaster. Demand that the company is required to clean up this waste.

Save Fish From Death Due to Pollution

Save Fish From Death Due to Pollution

Hundreds of thousands of fish have died in heavily polluted waterways due to stormwater runoff. Demand immediate action against stormwater runoff.

Transition College Endowment Investments from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

Transition College Endowment Investments from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

Universities in the United States currently have $22 billion invested in the declining fossil fuel industry. The renewable energy sector has experienced rapid technological advancement, increased production capacity and already employs almost 200,000 more people than traditional energy companies. Sign the below petition urging transition of endowment investments from fossil fuel interests to clean energy.

Stop Dangerous, Wasteful Methane Flaring

Stop Dangerous, Wasteful Methane Flaring

Important rules that protect our atmosphere from harmful methane emissions and accidental leaks could soon be repealed by Congress. Sign this petition to tell the Senate that oil and gas companies cannot willfully waste methane and ignore inspections.

Demand Action on Detoriating Air Quality

Demand Action on Detoriating Air Quality

In the first five days of the year, London exceeded annual air pollution limits; air pollution is estimated to cause 50,000 deaths each year in the United Kingdom. Despite this, air quality regulations may be repealed when Britain exits the European Union. Demand action to improve air quality and maintain pollution regulations.

Protect National Monument and Ancestral Land from Desecration

Protect National Monument and Ancestral Land from Desecration

Over 1 million acres of ancestral, untouched public land could soon be desecrated by the oil industry due to a Republican proposal to remove protected status from the Bears Ears National Monument. Sign the petition to demand that this land be protected for generations, not exploited for short-term economic gain.

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