Sign the Petition to Declare a Formal Global Warming State of Emergency

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We, the citizens of our nation and of our Earth, are endowed with certain rights, powers, and obligations, which demand we act both individually and collectively to protect and preserve the ongoing evolution of life on Earth, including our future generations.

Based upon a preponderance of scientific evidence we recognize our global climate is rapidly warming and becoming increasingly unstable due to human-caused carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels. If we do not change course before global warming tipping points are crossed, this destabilization of our climate  will continue to cause ever-increasing suffering and potentially irreversible devastation for both current and future generations. If left unresolved, it could cause the extinction, or near extinction, of the human species.

We further recognize that rapidly escalating global warming and its consequent climate destabilization is the greatest currently active threat to the security of all nations, comparable in scope of impact to global nuclear war. Escalating average global temperature rises will lead to destabilization affecting first millions, then billions of people forced to deal with ongoing climate catastrophes, food and other resource depletion, and mass migrations.

Nearly all of the major problems our world faces today worsen and multiply due to escalating global warming. All of the ecological, economic and political problems listed below will cross-intensify and therefore worsen as average global temperatures rises.

  • Food and resource depletion
  • Severe droughts, floods, and wildfires
  • Rising sea levels
  • Water pollution and water table loss
  • Desertification and deforestation
  • Ocean fish stock depletions
  • Growing economic inequity, poverty, and instability
  • Political instability and injustice
  • War and regional conflicts
  • Increasing potential of pandemics and other health crises

Despite 30 years of education, study, and discussion about the possible irreversible effects of human-caused carbon and methane pollution of our atmosphere, global warming temperatures have escalated to levels that may have already passed or be close to passing global warming tipping points with impacts that are irreversible. We must immediately reverse the continued rise of average global temperature by decreasing human-caused production of greenhouse gases from the burning of fossil fuels.

Failure to resolve global warming for ourselves and future generations is simply not a survivable option.

As global citizens of every nation on Earth, we ask you, our national leaders, to initiate the necessary steps to formally declare a national and international global warming State of Emergency, calling for the immediate allocation of the needed research, resources, personnel, and interventions to quickly resolve this State of Emergency and sustainably protect, preserve, and advance the continued evolution of humanity and life on Earth.  

By signing this petition now, I pledge to act together with others as one human family to acknowledge and resolve the escalating global warming-caused climate destabilization crisis.

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  • signed 2017-04-28 05:09:46 -0700
  • signed 2017-04-28 01:59:00 -0700
  • signed 2017-04-25 13:18:46 -0700
    The human family’s only home…
  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-23 21:08:46 -0700
    Please sign the petition: Declare a Global State of Emergency!
  • signed 2017-04-23 21:08:27 -0700
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  • signed 2017-04-21 17:29:01 -0700
  • signed 2017-04-18 12:52:43 -0700
    Not a big fan of world peace, but I do share an interest in the global climate crisis.
  • signed 2017-04-13 10:17:31 -0700
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  • signed 2017-04-10 20:09:55 -0700
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  • signed 2017-04-10 18:55:22 -0700
    Hey I got a Hedgehog :D
  • signed 2017-04-10 18:34:34 -0700
  • signed 2017-04-10 18:32:10 -0700
  • signed 2017-04-10 18:32:04 -0700
    Global warming was a hoax created by the Chinese.
  • signed 2017-04-10 18:00:27 -0700
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  • signed 2017-04-10 17:33:55 -0700
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  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-09 16:08:21 -0700
    Please sign the petition: Declare a Global State of Emergency!
  • @arfin_dipu tweeted link to this page. 2017-04-09 16:08:16 -0700
  • signed 2017-04-08 01:33:16 -0700
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  • signed 2017-04-04 02:15:58 -0700
    Pradeep Kumar
  • signed 2017-04-03 20:35:15 -0700
  • signed 2017-04-02 03:11:51 -0700
    There are real solutions to the excessive carbon emission, but cannot be exposed because it goes against the grain of the establishment. What the establishment wants is for Governments to fork out millions upon millions into so-called global warming organizations whose only coarse of action is to have talk shop after talk shop without coming up with any concrete solutions that leads to any real changes. There are ideas out there but cannot get support. They must finance there solutions themselves and their proposals for assistance get snubbed or simply ignored. This while people are dying and may be be threatened with extinction.
  • signed 2017-04-01 19:15:46 -0700
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