Please Sign the Climate Change Emergency Petition

Please sign electronically at the bottom of this page. You will receive an immediate email copy and acknowledgment. Over 100,000 individuals have signed this petition and similar petitions worldwide! 

Climate Change Emergency Petition 

We, the citizens of our nation and of the Earth, are endowed with certain rights, powers, and obligations, which demand we act to preserve and protect the future of humanity and Earth's other biological life.

Our petition has four demands.

Based on abundant scientific evidence or our own climate change experiences, we recognize that:

a. The global climate is rapidly warming. 

b. Despite 60 years of credible scientific warnings, climate change and global warming are still rising and have reached dangerous levels, causing widespread deterioration across our climate and environment.

c. The global climate is becoming increasingly unstable due to atmospheric greenhouse gas pollution (carbon, methane, and nitrous oxide), which is dominantly coming from the burning of human-caused fossil fuels. This is an urgent crisis that demands immediate action.

We are now facing a rapidly worsening climate change scenario.

This climate change-driven environmental deterioration and escalating extinction threat can only be fixed by our politicians immediately enacting the scientifically correct 2025 global fossil fuel reduction targets.

Getting close to the 2025 global targets will dramatically reduce the damaging atmospheric carbon, methane, and nitrous oxide and prevent the worst consequences of climate change.

It will also help prevent the loss of at least 10 million lives a year worldwide from just the painful and debilitating health-related effects of the toxic air pollution caused by fossil fuel burning. 

If we do not get close to the 2025 fossil fuel reduction targets, the frequency, severity, and size of global climate change consequences will rise dramatically from 2025-2031 and beyond and far beyond what we can quickly adapt to.

Many of these climate change consequences will be catastrophic and last for hundreds to thousands of years.



Therefore, I hereby demand that our politicians and government leaders meet to enact these four demands:

1. Declare a national and international Climate Change Emergency. (We will never be able to manage worsening climate change unless we call the climate change emergency that it really is.)

2. Immediately pass enforceable and verifiable national and international laws that will get us close to the required 2025 global fossil fuel reduction targets. (These climate change-related laws and actions are described here.)

3. Order an immediate government mass mobilization of ALL necessary resources and personnel to execute ALL required governmental actions to come as close as possible to the correct 2025 global fossil fuel reduction targets. And finally,

4. Start the necessary climate change disaster preparation, adaptation, and resilience-building needed for soon-arriving, severe climate change consequences that our nation can no longer avoid or prevent. (About one-half of humanity could die off by 2050-2070 if our politicians fail us once again.)

By electronically signing this petition below, I am officially petitioning and demanding that my national politicians execute the four above actions to protect and preserve humanity and all biological life on Earth. 

Furthermore, realizing that the climate change consequences that are already occurring will take centuries to thousands of years to repair (creating an unbearable nightmare for surviving generations), I further pledge to continue to help resolve our intensifying climate change emergency until it is fixed!

Sign at the Bottom of this Page Now!


Additional Petition Information, If Needed:

1. See key information about how this petition will be used here.

2. When you sign the petition, you give us permission to email you your petition signature acknowledgment copy and occasional climate change emergency progress updates about once a month.


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  • Anne Marmion
    signed 2024-03-31 00:03:41 -0700
  • Mattie Woods
    signed 2024-03-30 07:56:37 -0700
  • Hilde Pax
    signed 2024-03-29 15:31:54 -0700
  • Mark Cock
    signed 2024-03-17 02:15:59 -0700
  • hugh walker
    signed 2024-03-12 11:41:30 -0700
    i am very much worried about global warming and how future generations will feel the impact from it for now and decades from now and unless we take action soon.
  • Vanesa Cordero
    signed 2024-03-09 21:22:11 -0800
  • Dave Dittman
    signed 2024-03-09 05:04:08 -0800
    For future generations.
  • murad ghani
    signed 2024-03-08 01:07:06 -0800
  • Michele Grabusnik
    signed 2024-03-05 12:40:49 -0800
  • Kim Parker
    signed 2024-03-02 18:00:38 -0800
  • James Parker
    signed 2024-02-25 22:05:31 -0800
  • Maureen Fine
    signed 2024-02-19 12:12:50 -0800
    As an Earth loving mother and grandmother, community activist, and earth caretaker who hopes to help create a sustainable present and future for all beingsI, I urge legislators and fellow citizens of this planet ro support this petition!
  • Theo Shook
    signed 2024-02-13 19:51:12 -0800
  • George Millman
    signed 2024-02-13 17:32:27 -0800
  • Judy Scott-Goldman
    signed 2024-02-09 01:20:49 -0800
  • Lynne Waymon
    signed 2024-02-08 14:02:04 -0800
  • Σωτηρησ Ζορμπασ
    signed 2024-02-07 09:07:59 -0800
  • Christine Callens
    signed 2024-02-06 12:05:41 -0800
  • Catherine Matthias
    signed 2024-02-05 16:27:10 -0800
    We need to do this not just for the 7th generation, not even for our grandchildren or our children, but for ourselves and all life on this tender planet.
  • Russell Symonds
    signed 2024-02-05 15:36:21 -0800
  • Patricia Hval
    signed 2024-02-05 12:55:56 -0800
  • Chris Howerton
    signed 2024-02-03 15:49:30 -0800
    Honestly, climate change mitigration is the only issue that I judge when choosing who to vote for. Yeah, it’s really that simple.
  • Kyle Puckhaber
    signed 2024-02-03 11:55:30 -0800
  • Sarah Benn
    signed 2024-01-30 14:28:49 -0800
  • JIm Moomaw
    signed 2024-01-19 18:08:55 -0800
  • Kimball Wanzenberg
    signed 2024-01-17 19:27:22 -0800
    Excellent articles detailing man’s incredible folly. At last I have a colid source.
  • Erika Davis
    signed 2024-01-16 20:13:41 -0800
  • David Auburn
    signed 2024-01-12 14:04:23 -0800
  • John Roche
    signed 2024-01-09 08:08:09 -0800
  • Leah Johnson
    signed 2024-01-09 06:05:32 -0800
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