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Jun 2, 2007
Focus: Environment
Action Request: Petition
Location: Germany
Dear citizen of the world,

It's time. In just 10 days the leaders of the G8 and the five other most polluting countries in the world meet in Germany. These 13 men and women will decide the fate of the world's climate. The stakes couldn't be higher.

Over 100,000 of us joined to put the climate crisis at the top of the agenda for this summit -- and we won. We learned that global public opinion has power. But as the US and others dig in, we need an outcry like never before. For this meeting to produce not just hot air but real action, we need to deliver the largest climate petition in history by June 6th. So add your voice today, click here:

http://www.avaaz.org/en/climate_g8/g.php

This is an issue that concerns everyone on earth. If each of us signs and gets just 4 other friends to join us, we could raise a million voices together before it’s too late. So after you’ve signed, please forward this email to anyone who could help -- they too can add their support at this link:

http://www.avaaz.org/en/climate_g8/g.php

Time’s running out. But together we can do it,

With hope -

Ben, Galit, Ricken, Graziela, Iain, Paul, Hannah and all at Avaaz

PS: Between them, the G8+5 countries at this summit produce over 70% of global warming emissions. For more background on the climate science, the politics and the summit, visit our climate blog.

Our call to world leaders: ”Climate change is the greatest threat facing our world today - and we are almost out of time to stop it. You must tackle this problem now, decisively and together. Start working toward a new global agreement this year. Set binding global targets for emissions to avert catastrophic climate change. Take bold action immediately - and we will join our efforts with yours.”

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