Eight Thousand Petition Congress

NWF   |   August 11, 2006


"The first requisite of a good citizen in this Republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight."  Theodore Roosevelt

I was thinking of President Roosevelt’s good citizen statement when I was pulling the weight of a cart full of eight thousand petitions.

Over eight thousand National Wildlife Members signed personal petitions to urge their members of Congress to stop global warming by legislating a framework that would enable America to cut CO2 emissions by more than half by mid-century.

People who spend time in the out-of-doors see the changes that occurring in our natural world as the temperature goes up.  They want Congress to quit questioning the science and begin addressing this threat before it’s too late to stop enormous ecological damage.

To learn what you can do to help stop global warming, read our information sheet.

Download solutions_fact_sheet_81106.pdf


Published: August 11, 2006