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

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 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 because of numerous technical and human factors, for all intents and purposes global warming (aka climate change,) has become irreversible for at least the next 50 years and the consequent additional consequences occurring over this additional 50 year time period 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 a massive destabilization of normal life affecting first millions, then billions of people forced to deal with ongoing climate catastrophes, severe food and other resource depletion, and mass climate migrations. (See this page which proves the statements of this paragraph are factual.)

Nearly all of the other major problems our world faces today will also worsen due to the threat multiplier and great disruptor effects of escalating global warming.

All of the ecological, economic and political problems (listed just below) will cross over into each other and greatly magnify those problems as average global temperatures continues to rise.

  • Food and resource depletion
  • Severe droughts, floods, and wildfires
  • Rising sea levels
  • Water pollution and water table loss
  • Desertification and deforestation
  • Ocean fish stock depletion
  • 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 now irreversible for centuries to thousands of years.

We must immediately stop the continued rise of average global temperature by decreasing the 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 first initiate the necessary steps to formally declare a national and international global warming State of Emergency. And then at this emergency meeting, call for the immediate allocation of all of the resources, personnel, and actions necessary (like those described in the Job One for Humanity Plan,) to quickly resolve this State of Emergency to sustainably protect, preserve, and advance the continued evolution of humanity and life on Earth.  

By signing this petition now (in the box below,) I am notifying my national politicians of my demand for their action on this matter and, I am also pledging to act together with others as one human family to acknowledge and resolve the escalating global warming emergency.
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  • vapor izer
    signed 2018-05-26 15:47:04 -0700
    im a savage
  • Moses Yamsob
    signed 2018-05-26 15:36:23 -0700
    Appeal to large emitter of Green house gas. Please think about us the people of pacific. Your activity will one day drown us all into the pacific ocean…
  • Sandip Mal
    signed 2018-05-25 04:06:24 -0700
  • Liam Buchgraber
    signed 2018-05-24 11:30:45 -0700
    If we do not stop Global Warming, eventually all life on Earth will be extinct.
  • Jude Adamu
    signed 2018-05-24 02:22:24 -0700
  • josie neel
    signed 2018-05-24 00:11:30 -0700
    let’s all stop Climate change
  • Stephane Leclerc
    signed 2018-05-22 20:19:54 -0700
  • David Spielberg
    signed 2018-05-22 04:11:12 -0700
    We are all on space ship Earth.
  • Joshua Lavell
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-05-20 12:55:03 -0700
    Please sign the petition: Declare a Global State of Emergency!
  • Joshua Lavell
    signed 2018-05-20 12:54:12 -0700
    I want our kids to lead humanity and other wonderful creatures on this earth to have a better future. I WILL NOT LET HUMANITY DESTROY THEMSELVES. WHO WOULD DARE TO DESTROY THIS WONDERFUL PLANET WORLD?! (OK yeah it still has some problems. But if we fix this one then we can fix the others.)
  • Kacy Lenoa
    signed 2018-05-19 08:54:54 -0700
    Let’s all stop climate change!!!
  • Vera González
    signed 2018-05-19 04:53:42 -0700
  • Joel Farris
    signed 2018-05-18 16:03:46 -0700
  • Erin McBride
    signed 2018-05-18 13:50:25 -0700
  • Emma Greene
    signed 2018-05-17 20:03:38 -0700
  • Blugas Mcdoug
    signed 2018-05-17 17:53:54 -0700
  • Devraj Roy
    signed 2018-05-15 13:44:34 -0700
  • Elon musk
    signed 2018-05-15 09:23:13 -0700
    bro I don’t know what yall are talking about. bro we live in a simulation bro so everything happens for a reason. and this is total bogus because there earth is falt as a pancake so there for even will fell the change the same time bro.
  • tristian packer
    signed 2018-05-15 03:22:55 -0700
  • Holam Wong
    signed 2018-05-14 21:09:42 -0700
  • James Apisai
    signed 2018-05-14 08:24:57 -0700
    I come from a small island nation in the South Pacific called Kiribati. It used to be called the Gilbert Islands. Due to global warming, they will be the first to disappear underwater. Salt water is killing their crops, the coral that the island is made of is dying, and it breaks my heart. I’m only sixteen, and unfortunately, I will see that day. I fight for them, because if there’s any chance to save them from that fate, I will fight with all my heart and soul for them.
  • Kel Candle
    signed 2018-05-14 06:17:18 -0700
    Kel Yourself
  • Nichole Shepard
    signed 2018-05-13 19:34:58 -0700
  • Kyla Rokke
    signed 2018-05-13 09:32:31 -0700
  • Hannah Aitken
    signed 2018-05-12 14:59:10 -0700
    There is so much proof that global warming is real, SO MUCH. It is crazy to me that people believe it is not real.
  • Kaytlinn Melvin
    signed 2018-05-09 22:28:50 -0700
  • Lauren Garner
    signed 2018-05-09 11:09:04 -0700
  • Austin Codding
    signed 2018-05-08 10:22:04 -0700
  • Maiki Ling
    signed 2018-05-08 09:55:59 -0700
    Let’s Stop Climate Change together. If every person gives a small contribution, we have hope!
  • Charley Groves
    signed 2018-05-08 07:47:45 -0700