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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  • Sarah Benn
    signed 2024-01-30 14:28:49 -0800
  • keri smith
    signed 2024-01-28 16:23:42 -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
  • Rita Hill
    signed 2024-01-08 07:31:00 -0800
    I am 73, but unlike many older people I am not using my frailty, my, now, disabilities, or simply saying ’it’s up to the young.’ I love this magnificent planet and the amazing creatures and flora on it, I have a Son, I have lots of young relatives, I am desperately fearful for them and all life on this planet, the idea of it becoming an empty dust ball spinning aimlessly in space is abhorrent to me, the people killing MY planet for a luxury lifestyle now are purely EVIL. I think it’s maybe time for law breaking if that is the only way to protect, not just humanity, but the billions of other creatures we share this planet with.
  • Jason Walat
    signed 2024-01-07 13:45:52 -0800
  • Michelle Carr
    signed 2024-01-07 06:42:34 -0800
  • Helen Pitman
    signed 2024-01-07 00:48:00 -0800
  • Rollin Dix
    signed 2024-01-06 18:17:13 -0800
  • Rosemary Kirby
    signed 2024-01-05 09:52:22 -0800
  • Natalie Boon
    signed 2024-01-04 19:59:19 -0800
  • Philip Dashfield
    signed 2024-01-02 23:53:20 -0800
  • Willard Anderson
    signed 2024-01-02 13:13:23 -0800
    Please provide consequences of climate warming to all educational institutions world wide.
  • Stephen Stadler
    signed 2024-01-02 12:08:45 -0800
  • Gwendolene van Dyk
    signed 2024-01-02 01:05:19 -0800
    Stop plastic, it is made from fossil fuel and is the same age as Global Warming.
  • David Kind
    signed 2024-01-01 20:23:11 -0800
  • James Ridgway-Wilson
    signed 2024-01-01 20:19:34 -0800
  • Martha Dreesen
    signed 2024-01-01 18:53:32 -0800
  • Wally Hicks
    signed 2024-01-01 14:57:56 -0800
    Living BEST i can, Least*HARM* sustainably on a 2 hectare Lifestyle Block aka Smallholding Ethos ~ ultimate ‘setter’ of world populations is “How many Garden/Farm Villages can WE sustain” ~ in an area with both eminent and imminent Villaging capabilities aka HR aka People ~ with lots of Rewilding going on ~ We NEED to do this NOW ~ New Orders World ~ Mid-Covid Pandemic ~

    New Orders : ex Mother Nature/Nurture ~

    Whakaorangia te ora katoa : Zoidiasosis : Save *Life*Itself … stop

    STOP stop. STOP Humans STOP stop.

    Go HOME Stay HOME … find HOME Make HOME … stop.

    NOW … stop. STOP stop.
  • Sharon Nolting
    signed 2023-12-29 19:46:57 -0800
    We are fast approaching a time when we will no longer have the capacity to turn back the acceleration of global warming to a level that will allow the survival of human civilization and many other higher life forms. The IPCC reports do not even include the effects of unavoidable tipping points which are coming soon. Our very survival is at stake. I urge you to educate yourself on the full science of climate change to adjust goals to the real situation. We have very little time left to make major changes and reduce emissions drastically. You have a responsibility. DO NOT FAIL US.
  • Eric Holm
    signed 2023-12-29 18:39:46 -0800
    Please pay attention to these climate facts, which are becoming a global emergency for everyone on the planet. Action is imperative!
  • michael koutelis
    signed 2023-12-27 08:09:43 -0800
  • Miron Marnic
    signed 2023-12-23 12:24:51 -0800
  • Greg Marshak
    signed 2023-12-20 19:44:00 -0800
  • Charles Degeofroy
    signed 2023-12-08 09:02:12 -0800
    We have to stop the greed that will destroy us brought on by the Oil Companies.
  • Deborah Solheim
    signed 2023-12-04 16:11:01 -0800
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