On Feb. 17th, Greenpeace joined thousands of concerned Americans including our friends at Sierra Club, 350, the Hip Hop Caucus and dozens of other people-powered organizations to demand true progress for our country and our planet.
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President Obama has key decisions he can make right now to determine whether or not the U.S. is locked into a climate death spiral or has a plausible way out. Letting climate-killing projects move forward including the Keystone pipeline, Arctic drilling, coal exports, and other fossil fuel-based projects in his “all of the above” energy strategy would be a clear betrayal of our children and future generations. We can’t let that happen, and we must let Obama know he will be held accountable.
The climate crisis has forged a new, diverse coalition of Americans who have seen the effects of our fossil fuel dependency and want no future with it.
When our nation's leaders see the thousands of people gathering in D.C. and in solidarity rallies across the country, they’ll know we’re serious about our demands for an energy revolution.
Actress Daryl Hannah, climate scientist James E. Hansen, Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune, civil rights veteran Julian Bond, Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org, Greenpeace USA Executive Director, Phil Radford and many others were arrested on Feb. 13th outside of the White House protesting the Keystone XL pipeline.