Climate action should not be partisan, as if your interests are in economic growth, job opportunities, personal good health, avoiding the disproportionate impacts to those living in poverty, home values, everyone should care.
Individuals can do everything right in their own lives, even help inspire people around them, but there is a limit to a single persons ability to effect change. Governments and authorities can increase the scale of solutions through legislation, subsidies, taxes, and prosecution, but they won't bother unless we make a lot of noise. Many elected officials are busy focusing on re-election, personal enrichment, or just don't really care.
The whole idea of a democracy is that politicians are responsible for enacting the will of the people. This doesn't always happen, but participating in the process can make a huge difference. Use these links to find out how to talk to your politicians.
Use the links in this section as a basis for demanding action. If they won't commit to fast, effective and immediate action to resolve the climate crisis, we will sue the government. It worked in The Netherlands, and legal action is underway in various stages with governments all around the world!
The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 763) will drive down America's carbon pollution and bring climate change under control, while unleashing American technology innovation and ingenuity. This policy was also introduced in the Senate in 2018 as S. 3791.Learn More
The UK is one of the few countries to tax aviation fuel, but it is too low, and not ringfenced for climate solutions. The Green Flying Duty proposal is a reformed version of the UK's APD, that will be ring-fenced for Research and Development (R&D) in electric aviation and to improve railway connectivity. Suggest this to politicians worldwide.Learn More