Environment

Stop Endangering Our Health With Excess Pollution

Stop Endangering Our Health With Excess Pollution

Millions of tons of excess pollution are being emitted by diesel-powered vehicles. Demand that the pollution tests be fixed to correctly assess the threat to the public.

Demand Zoo Breeding Programs to Save Animals

Demand Zoo Breeding Programs to Save Animals

Hundreds of species of animals are critically endangered and are facing an uncertain future. Zoos may be the last hope for many of these animals. Please sign this petition to help create new conservation breeding programs.

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Stop Pipeline Construction Plagued by Environmental Abuses

Over two million gallons of drilling fluid from construction of a natural gas pipeline has caused long-lasting damage to wetlands in Ohio. The company behind the project has an extensive history of environmental violations and disregard for public safety. Sign the below petition urging that all pipeline construction be halted until safety can be ensured.

Retire Aging Zoo Animals to Sanctuaries

Retire Aging Zoo Animals to Sanctuaries

Elderly zoo animals should be given a peaceful retirement at wildlife sanctuaries. After spending most of their lives on display, these wild animals deserve to be given a blissful life away from the public. Please sign this petition to urge zoos to retire their animals.

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Save the Threatened Flying Fox from Extinction

Flying foxes are about to be slaughtered to protect the profits of local farmers. Sign this petition to demand that flying foxes are protected from this government cull that threatens the very existence of this unique animal.

Don’t Let Corporate Greed Infiltrate the EPA

Don’t Let Corporate Greed Infiltrate the EPA

The EPA has fired academic experts from a scientific advisory panel to make room for members from industry who will turn a blind eye to corporate pollution. Sign this petition to demand they be reinstated to preserve the scientific integrity of both the panel and this crucial agency.

Ban Harmful Paper Products at Zoos

Ban Harmful Paper Products at Zoos

Zoo visitors create a lot of trash and not all of it ends up in the proper bins. In order to protect animals and the environment, zoos should use reusable containers for food and drink. Please sign this petition and urge zoos to end the use of paper and plastic products.

Tax Carbon Emissions to Save the Environment

Tax Carbon Emissions to Save the Environment

Several states are considering instituting a tax on carbon emissions. Carbon taxation policies in Europe and Canada have successfully encouraged clean energy development, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and earned support from the business community. Sign this petition to encourage this tax, which would help with the large-scale reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

Applaud Former Exxon CEO for Admitting Climate Change is a Serious Threat

Applaud Former Exxon CEO for Admitting Climate Change is a Serious Threat

The United States Secretary of State has signed a declaration stating that climate change must be dealt with and the Paris Agreement should be upheld. Sign this petition to commend Rex Tillerson’s actions while urging him to continue to press Trump to remain in the Paris Agreement and to defend other climate related policies.

Demand Dakota Access Pipeline Remain Offline Until Safety Measures Are Provided

Demand Dakota Access Pipeline Remain Offline Until Safety Measures Are Provided

The controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is scheduled to begin transporting oil on June 1st. However, A leak has already occurred and the pipeline owner has not completed a spill response plan or supplied mandatory clean-up equipment. Sign the below petition calling for pipeline operation until comprehensive safety measures are in place.

Applaud Retailer for Protecting Endangered Bees

Applaud Retailer for Protecting Endangered Bees

A popular British retailer has taken a major step to protect endangered bee species by banning the sale of flowers that use harmful pesticides. Sign the petition to thank the retailer for being the first of hopefully many to take such an important step forward.

Punish Company Responsible for Dakota Access Pipeline Spill

Punish Company Responsible for Dakota Access Pipeline Spill

An oil leak was discovered last month along the hotly contested Dakota Access Pipeline. However, South Dakota authorities who contained the spill have refrained to fine the company owning the pipeline. Sign this petition to demand that Energy Transfer Partners be held responsible for any cleanup efforts needed as a result of this any other leaks which may occur.

Protect Our Air and Water From Harmful Mercury Emissions

Protect Our Air and Water From Harmful Mercury Emissions

The Trump administration wants to allow increased mercury pollution from fossil fuel power plants, posing serious threats to environmental and public health. Sign this petition to tell the EPA administrator to do his job and protect the American people and ecosystems from harm.

Prevent Corporations From Derailing Climate Talks

Prevent Corporations From Derailing Climate Talks

Global efforts to combat climate change are under threat from business associations funded by the same polluters that the treaty seeks to regulate. Sign this petition to keep corporate interests out of climate change negotiations and protect the planet before it’s too late.

Protect Scotland’s Landscape from Destruction

Protect Scotland’s Landscape from Destruction

Scotland’s environment is under threat as the nation’s government decides whether or not to continue its successful ban on fracking. Sign the petition and demand that the environment of Scotland continue to be protected from the disastrous effects of fracking.

Success: Pro-Environmental Laws Protected From Republican Attack

Success: Pro-Environmental Laws Protected From Republican Attack

Limits on methane emissions will remain intact thanks to three Republican senators who voted against the repeal of these limits. This is extremely important in the face of the Trump administration’s every effort to destroy the environment. Sign this petition to thank Senator John McCain for helping to turn the vote the right way.

Success: Apartment Complex Stops Cruelly Killing Squirrels

Success: Apartment Complex Stops Cruelly Killing Squirrels

An apartment complex took down the cruel “body-gripping” traps it was using to control the squirrel population. Sign this petition and praise the apartment complex for making this compassionate change.

Save Wildlife From Dehydration

Save Wildlife From Dehydration

Wildlife in national parks are in need of a constant supply of water. During drought and hotter weather periods, these animals may have to travel up to half a day just to find water. Please sign this petition and urge national parks to provide wildlife water stations to ensure the survival of wild animals.

Don’t Bring Back Fox Hunting

Don’t Bring Back Fox Hunting

The Prime Minister of Britain has said she supports lifting the current ban on fox hunting. This cruel sport involves using riders and hounds to relentlessly chase down foxes and then subject them to a slow and torturous death. Urge Prime Minister May to side in favor of animal welfare and not allow this barbaric practice to return.

Stop Skirting Environmental Regulations by Exporting Garbage

Stop Skirting Environmental Regulations by Exporting Garbage

The United States creates over 250 million tons of garbage each year. Almost 40 million tons is exported to countries with relaxed environmental regulations. This leads to waterway contamination, toxic exposure and state-sized floating garbage patches. Sign the petition calling for an end to garbage exportation from the United States.

Allow Meaningful Public Input on Environmental Issues

Allow Meaningful Public Input on Environmental Issues

The new administration overseeing the EPA has been reducing opportunities for the public to comment on important safeguards for clean air and drinking water. They made it far more difficult for ordinary people to weigh in on regulations that protect their health and the environment, while making it easier for lobbyists and polluters to complain. Sign this petition to tell EPA leaders not to shut out the citizens their agency is sworn to protect.

Demand Climate Change Promises are Fulfilled

Demand Climate Change Promises are Fulfilled

The new French president-elect Emmanuel Macron pledged during his campaign to advocate strongly for the environment to combat Trumpism, even inviting American scientists to come to France to continue their climate research. Now that Macron has won, sign this petition to tell the president-elect that these campaign promises must be fulfilled.

Stop Trump’s Attack on Science

Stop Trump’s Attack on Science

Donald Trump has dismissed scientific experts from government roles and has disbanded hundreds of scientific advisory panels. Sign the petition and tell Trump that science cannot be silenced or ignored and that he should reappoint those he has dismissed.

President Trump: Don’t Withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump: Don’t Withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

The Trump Administration has signaled that it may withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. This would imperil efforts to keep global warming below 1.5 Celsius, hurt the economy and cede climate leadership to China and the European Union. Sign the below petition urging President Trump to reassert our commitment to the Paris Climate pact.

Success: Cars Stopped From Spewing Exhaust Clouds

Success: Cars Stopped From Spewing Exhaust Clouds

The unnecessary modification of diesel trucks and cars to emit massive amounts of harmful exhaust, also known as “rolling coal,” has been outlawed by the Colorado state legislature. Sign this petition to thank the representative who introduced this bill, which will protect the environment as well as public health and safety.

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