ACT NOW FOR STRONG LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO CURB GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTION!
Did you know that one-third of all the carbon dioxide that spews out from our coal-fired power plants and car exhausts dissolves directly into the ocean? Through this natural chemical reaction carbonic acid is formed making the surface ocean slightly acidic. This is called ocean acidification.
The only real and tangible solution to prevent the worst-case scenario from happening to our oceans is to regulate CO2 – through sound climate legislation in the United States and international climate treaties. It is up to us to make this happen. Southern leadership in both the House and Senate have historically (and are currently) stumbling blocks for real progress that will ultimately help stabilize our planet’s climate and save our oceans as well as the health and well being for all beings who depend on the ocean for survival.
On July 14, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council convened for its second meeting to discuss transportation-related strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The purpose of the Climate Council is to develop a plan…