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August 20, 2009

A Simple Call You Can Make To Support Climate Change Legislation

Category: Climate Change,Political,Take Actions – Tom Harrison – 7:58 pm

repower-america-logoThe Repower America campaign (“We Campaign”) has put up a toll free number that you can call to leave a voice message supporting climate change legislation that will be heard by your Senators: call 1-877-973-7693 (1-877-9REPOWER). Punch in your zip code and leave a voice mail message supporting comprehensive climate change legislation.

I think this is a great idea. I am a big believer in the email campaigns, and all the other great grass-roots stuff that progressive and Internet-savvy organizations are doing. But in the end, there’s nothing like the voice of an actual constituent to make Senators do the right thing. I just made my call. Will you?

We know the climate change bill is going to face stiff resistance in the Senate. Every voice counts, and the voices being heard today are mostly just the ones the oil companies are paying to have heard.

Call now, and write a comment when you’re done.

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Please note: this is not a contest, and I am not a lawyer nor do I play one on TV. I make no money from this site. So what I just said is probably filled with the opportunity for me to get in trouble. Look, I just want you to make a call and support climate change legislation. No promises. And no lawsuits, please?

1 Comment

  1. We need a climate change law now because without it, there are no near-term economic incentives to change the status quo to prevent global warming. Without those incentives, it will always be someone else’s problem to be solved another day, and I shudder to think of the world I’ll be leaving to my grandchildren. By then it will be too late.

    – Chris

    Comment by Chris Brookins — August 21, 2009 @ 10:22 pm

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