[fsf60k] Al Gore's New WE Campaign: We Can Solve the Climate Crisis!

 
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Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 11:05:19 -0400To: LYNDALAURA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx: 
community@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx: Al Gore's New WE Campaign: We Can Solve the 
Climate Crisis!


































Al Gore launches the WE campaign: We can solve the climate crisis! 

 We're thrilled about Al Gore's new WE Campaign website www.wecansolveit.org.  
The WE Campaign is a project of The Alliance for Climate Protection -- a 
nonprofit, nonpartisan effort founded by Nobel laureate and former Vice 
President Al Gore, which we launched with our first Live Earth concert on 
7.07.07. The WE Campaign's ultimate aim is to halt global warming. They are 
beginning with educating people in the US and around the world that the climate 
crisis is both urgent and solvable. On the new WE Campaign site you can: 

Sign the petition for a global treaty on climate change
Tell your friends about the latest WE Campaign video
Urge the press to ask candidates about global warming
Ask lenders to consider climate impact when funding new coal plantsWe'll update 
you on the WE Campaign regularly - and watch for their broadcast and online 
advertisements!




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Earth Day is coming: Call for Climate!

  Earth Day is right around the corner - April 22nd! In the next few weeks, 
take a minute and Call for the Climate! Let our leaders know if they want to 
keep their jobs, they have to do something, something big and bold, to solve 
climate change. What should you ask them to do? Take these ideas from the Live 
Earth Pledge: 

Demand that our country join an international treaty within the next two years 
that cuts global warming pollution by 90% in developed countries and by more 
than half worldwide in time for the next generation to inherit a healthy earth;
Ask them to fight for a moratorium on the construction of any new generating 
facility that burns coal without the capacity to safely trap and store the CO2;
Tell them to work for a dramatic increase in the energy efficiency of homes, 
workplaces, schools, places of worship, and means of transportation;
Encourage them to pass laws and policies that expand the use of renewable 
energy sources and reduce dependence on oil and coal;If you are in the US... 

White House - 202.456.1111
Capitol Hill (our Capitol Hill Operators are really helpful, don't be afraid to 
call and ask for your Member of Congress!!) 202.224.3121If you are outside the 
US - call your president, legislators, and local officials. Check back soon on 
the Earth Day site (www.earthday.net) for more information on Earth Day events 
and the progress of "Call for Climate"!







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create the same energy reduction as taking a car completely off the road for an 
entire year. 
         






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