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Success: Philippines Agrees to Meet Climate Goals

Success: Philippines Agrees to Meet Climate Goals

The Philippines’ senate unanimously approved ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement. This keeps the country on track to meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent by 2030. Sign the petition praising the Philippines commitment to combating global climate change.

Success: New Technology Helps Capture Poachers

Success: New Technology Helps Capture Poachers

Rangers have successfully arrested numerous poachers thanks to new technological devices that they received from the World Wildlife Fund. Thank the WWF for helping to put an end to this horrific crime and for further doing whatever possible to ensure that animals continue to thrive.

Success: GOP Health Care Bill Pulled From House

Success: GOP Health Care Bill Pulled From House

Paul Ryan and other House Republican leaders decided to pull their proposed health care bill. The replacement proposal would have increased the number of uninsured people and the price of premiums – besides dismantling life-saving health programs. Applaud the decision to pull this bad health care bill.

Success: Uber Engineer Fired Over Allegations of Sexual Harassment

Success: Uber Engineer Fired Over Allegations of Sexual Harassment

Uber dismissed the head of its engineering efforts for failing to disclose a sexual harassment claim from his previous job. The dismissal of a top engineer is a solid indication that the company is working to change the systematic problem of sexism and sexual harassment within the organization. Sign the petition to praise the company’s efforts toward a more equal and respectful workplace.

Success: Volkswagen Sites Raided in Emissions Probe

Success: Volkswagen Sites Raided in Emissions Probe

German police are investigating Volkswagen to determine who installed emissions manipulation devices after tens of thousands of VW vehicles were caught cheating on emissions tests, releasing 40 times the allowed amount of toxic emissions into the atmosphere. Support these steps to hold the responsible parties accountable.

Success: Government Bans Captive Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

Success: Government Bans Captive Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

After mother and daughter beluga whales passed away within two weeks of each other, the public and animal activists spoke up about their concerns for the animals trapped within the aquarium. Thankfully, the local board decided to ban cetacean captivity at the aquarium. Sign this petition and praise the board for making the compassionate choice.

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Success: United Kingdom Dramatically Reduces Carbon Emissions

Coal emissions have declined 74 percent in the United Kingdom since 2006. All coal-powered plants are scheduled for closure by 2025. Sign this petition praising the British government for its commitment to clean energy.

Success: Massive Ocean Cleanup Project Launched

Success: Massive Ocean Cleanup Project Launched

The majority of large plastics in the earth’s oceans are estimated to be cleaned up within decades thanks to a recently funded system that will help get this plastic out of the water. Applaud this viable solution that will work to create a cleaner, greener planet.

Success: At Least One School District Will Protect Transgender Students

Success: At Least One School District Will Protect Transgender Students

The Philadelphia school district has committed to protecting the rights of its transgender students despite the Trump administration’s attack on the rule ensuring these students have access to the correct bathroom at their school. Sign below to support this choice to respect human rights, as the whole country should be doing.

Success: Planned Parenthood Funding Upheld

Success: Planned Parenthood Funding Upheld

Texas tried to eliminate crucial funding for Planned Parenthood clinics across the state, but a judge has halted this blatant attack on women’s health. Sign this petition to applaud this judge’s decision.

Success: Cruel Hunters Will No Longer Get Away with Hurting Sharks

Success: Cruel Hunters Will No Longer Get Away with Hurting Sharks

A prison sentence for shark finning and shark spining, a violent practice of dismembering sharks to use their body parts in soup, has been handed out for the first time in Costa Rica. Applaud this victory for the protection of sharks.

Success: Publishing Company Drops Bigot As Their Client

Success: Publishing Company Drops Bigot As Their Client

Publishing company Simon & Schuster has dropped the controversial Milo Yianopoulos as a client after the editor was captured on video endorsing pedophilic relations between men and young teenage boys. Sign this petition to thank the company for refusing to publish this dangerous man’s work.

Success: Charges Against Four Journalists Arrested on Inauguration Day Dropped

Success: Charges Against Four Journalists Arrested on Inauguration Day Dropped

Felony rioting charges against four journalists arrested on Inauguration Day have been dropped. The indictment of journalists would be in serious contradiction to the foundations of United States democracy. Express your appreciation that the American Constitution has been held.

Success: Heathrow Airport Expansion Protesters Will Not Face Jail Time

Success: Heathrow Airport Expansion Protesters Will Not Face Jail Time

Thirteen brave climate activists who blocked a runway at Heathrow Airport will not face jail time. This decision continues a long tradition of respect for peaceful environmental activism in the United Kingdom. Sign this petition applauding the judge for upholding this ideal.

Success: CEO Accused of Wage Theft, Sexual Harassment, Domestic Abuse Withdraws Nomination

Success: CEO Accused of Wage Theft, Sexual Harassment, Domestic Abuse Withdraws Nomination

CEO Andrew Puzder has withdrawn from consideration for the position of labor secretary. He opposed minimum wage increases and ran restaurants accused of wage theft and systemic sexual abuse. Applaud the end to his nomination.

Success: Unfit Nominee for Labor Secretary Withdraws Nomination

Success: Unfit Nominee for Labor Secretary Withdraws Nomination

Trump’s Secretary of Labor nominee, who has a track record for being sexist, anti-choice and anti-labor, has withdrawn his nomination after much concern from citizens and from both Democrats and Republicans. Support this decision that is in line with the wants and needs of the country.

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.

Success: Motorists Brought to Justice for Hitting Pedestrian Protesters

Success: Motorists Brought to Justice for Hitting Pedestrian Protesters

Drivers will not legally be allowed to strike, injure, or kill protesters in the streets, since the North Dakota House voted down a bill that would have allowed this. Commend this decision to defend human rights and the basic principles of the democracy, upon which our country was founded.

Success: City Will Be First in the Country to Provide Free Community College

Success: City Will Be First in the Country to Provide Free Community College

In a historic move, a U.S. city will become the first in the country to provide free community college to all students. Applaud this step toward providing equal educational opportunities for all.

Success: Trump’s Muslim Ban Officially Rejected

Success: Trump’s Muslim Ban Officially Rejected

The United States Court of Appeals has officially blocked Donald Trump’s ban on Muslims entering the country. This is a great victory and much needed after the dark first weeks of Trump’s presidency. Sign this petition to thank the honorable judge who refused to allow such an act of xenophobia.

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Success: Starbucks Begins Placing Recycling Containers in Stores

Starbucks has been in the spotlight for years because of how many of their cups end up in landfills. However, they have recently begun placing recycling containers and testing completely recyclable cups in the UK. Sign this petition to show your support and ensure this action continues.

Success: Eight Companies Withdraw Sponsorship from Rodeo

Success: Eight Companies Withdraw Sponsorship from Rodeo

After public outcry, eight companies have withdrawn their sponsorship of a rodeo that was caught committing acts of animal cruelty. This is a victory for the rights of these animals, but we must let the government know more needs to be done. Sign this petition to thank the companies and ensure even further action against rodeos.

Success: Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ruling Requiring Fetal Burial

Success: Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ruling Requiring Fetal Burial

After reviewing a ruling which would have required women to bury or cremate fetal remains, a federal judge made the decision to block it indefinitely. Sign this petition to thank this judge for supporting women’s rights.

Success: Rusty Patched Bumblebee Granted Protection Under Endangered Species Act

Success: Rusty Patched Bumblebee Granted Protection Under Endangered Species Act

The rusty patched bumblebee has officially become the first bumblebee to be protected under the Endangered Species Act. This move could save the species from the brink of extinction, and is a major victory for pollinators. Sign our petition thanking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Success: Boy Scouts Will Accept Transgender Boys

Success: Boy Scouts Will Accept Transgender Boys

Transgender boys will now be accepted into the Boy Scouts of America, thanks to a change in a discriminatory policy. Applaud this win for trans rights.

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