Stop Global Warming is part of PDA’s Protect the Earth platform. The team works on the following issues:

  • Climate Change
  • Carbon Tax
  • Green Energy (solar/wind)
  • End Fracking
  • Nuclear Free

Facts

  • Utilities make local ratepayers pay for damage the companies cause
  • Tax breaks and rebates for Solar and Wind have expired – just when we need them the most
  • Fracking, and more, in our areas

Stop Global Warming Statistics

  • Carbon dioxide in our atmosphere:
    –   We must achieve = 350 parts per million
    –   Beginning of industrial revolution= 290 ppm
    –   Today = 396 ppm
  • September Arctic Sea ice is declining at a rate of 11.5% per decade – ocean levels have risen about 3.16 mm per year in the past 10 years
  • 75% of Americans support a carbon tax

Legislation Our Team Has Endorsed

  • S1135 (Casey-PA); HR 1921 (DeGette-CO01) Frac Act
  • HR 1175 (Cartwright-PA17) Hydrofracking Environment Regulation
  • HR 1154 (Polis-CO02) Breathe Act
  • HR 2825 (Cartwright-PA17) – Cleaner Act of 2013
  • HR 4754 (McDermott-WA07) Managed Carbon Price Act of 2014

How You Can Get Involved

Coalition Partners

iMatter Kids vs. Global Warming350.orgPhysicians for Social ResponsibilityHip Hop CaucusGristClimate ProgressFood and Water Watch

Issue Team Leaders

Russell Greene
James Handley
Barbara Warren
Ben Ptashnik
Ken Jones
Damien Luzzo