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Stop the Single Greatest Threat to America's Wildlife


A recent White House report predicts that climate change could cause Alaska's polar bears to disappear from the wild within 75 years. 

Recent polls indicate broad public support for legislation that would curb harmful greenhouse gas emissions. But that hasn't stopped Big Oil and their allies from using scare tactics and misinformation to oppose common-sense efforts to address global warming -- the single greatest threat that America's wildlife faces today.  

Please urge your senators to stand up for polar bears and other wildlife struggling in a warming world by getting to work on passing legislation to address climate change. 

Your senators need to hear from constituents who want decisive action to reduce carbon emissions and help our wildlife survive the impacts of global warming.

Letter to
U.S. Senate
I’m writing today to remind you that climate change poses an unprecedented threat to human communities, fish and wildlife habitat and the natural resources we depend on -- resources like clean air and water -- and recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating and hiking.

As someone who cares about wildlife and the irreplaceable value of our natural world, I ask you to pass climate change legislation that will:

• Significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., and
• Provide 5% dedicated funding from the funds generated under the bill to safeguard fish, wildlife and the natural resources that we need to survive.

I'm counting on you to stand up for our wildlife. The time has come for decisive action.

Thank you,

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