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How Much More Can Polar Bears Take ? PLEASE SIGN ! !


Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher
- 463 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Drilling in the Arctic Ocean could unleash an estimated 15.8 billion tons of CO2 into our atmosphere -- more emissions than from all the cars and light trucks in the United States over the next 13 years.



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Past Member (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 7:56 am
Signed and noted.
 

Ljiljana Milic (108)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 8:19 am
Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama.
& Thank you Cher for posting.
 

Natasha Salgado (578)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 8:40 am
Signed-thx
 

Constance F. (431)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:09 am
thank you ~ s/s
Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama.
 

Nyack Clancy (452)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:12 am

Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama.
 

Bee S. (208)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:27 am
S & shared.

 

Nicole W. (644)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:32 am
Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama. ~ ty Cher
 

KAREN SickAgain G. (226)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:48 am
Signed & Noted & TY CHER
 

Sue H. (7)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:52 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Carol Bischoff (399)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:55 am
Noted and signed.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:55 am
What a terrible petition to have to sign.
 

Debbie Williamson (276)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:55 am
Signed and noted.
 

Christeen Anderson (550)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:14 am
S&N
 

Lisa Neste (711)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:15 am
Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama.
 

Mary T. (321)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:19 am
Thank you Cher - signed & noted
 

Kit B. (276)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:21 am

Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama. - Thanks Cher
 

. (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:30 am
𝕾𝖎𝖌𝖓𝖊𝖉 𝖆𝖓𝖉 𝖓𝖔𝖙𝖊𝖉. 𝕿𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝕮𝖍𝖊𝖗!
 

Pat B. (355)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:35 am
TY,Cher.Done.
 

. (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:39 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Elizabeth O. (88)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:42 am
Signed.
 

Jude Hand (59)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 11:31 am
Noted, signed and tweeted.
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 11:40 am
Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama.
 

Joe R. (190)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 11:45 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 11:52 am
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Debbie W. (117)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:06 pm
Noted/Signed
 

Julie E. (371)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:08 pm
#147. Noted, signed and shared.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (184)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:09 pm
petycja podpisana
 

Jill Vickerman (425)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:12 pm
Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:28 pm
When Will Man Learn That Once Our Animals Are Gone There Are No More!!! Same As This Earth There Are No Seconds!!! :-(!!
 

Ellen Kent (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:30 pm
Signed/Sent
 

Arlene Morrison (1)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:33 pm
Signed and noted!
Shell is like the other multinationals in that they will smile and say everything will be fine crossing their fingers behind their back and knowing they will buy their way out of trouble, having to be dragged through the courts to pay up
I salute the girls who climbed up the outside of the Shard building in London to draw attention to Arctic drilling.I wish I had half their spirit and dedication!
 

Birgit W. (152)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:41 pm
Signed, thank you.
 

Stardust Noel (52)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:51 pm
Signed & passed to all my groups.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:58 pm
Signed
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:03 pm
Noted & signed
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:09 pm
Signed and spread.
 

Yvette S. (34)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:23 pm
noted and signed
 

susie syrigonakis (3)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:27 pm
signed and shared!
 

Mike M. (56)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:38 pm
N&S
 

Shana M. (59)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:59 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 2:23 pm
signed and shared
 

Vita Pagh (38)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 2:27 pm
Signed.
Thank you.
 

Sheila D. (26)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 2:45 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher.
 

norma laborie (33)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 2:47 pm
signed
 

AniMae Chi (432)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 3:11 pm
Thank you for taking action on
"How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama.
# 350
 

Mariette G. (151)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 3:11 pm
Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama. Thanks Cher!
 

Kate Kenner (212)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 3:43 pm
Obama is not bush but he is still giving these damn oil companies what they want. They don't give a damn about what happens and things will barely change if at all while the government plays footisies with them under the table. polar bears are dying and they don't care enough if at all. I'm glad he want to help the elephants but these bears and other animals are dying while they do almost nothing. I am sick of it and applaud those on the front limes for doing what they can.I guess it is obvious I signed.
 

valda p. (13)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 3:59 pm
Signed -these environmental -rapists are destroying and polluting our -home -earth.
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (163)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:00 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Vicky P. (466)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:07 pm
noted, signed, shared
 

Carlene V. (203)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:20 pm
Action taken on How Much More Can Polar Bears Take, thanks
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:27 pm
Happily signed. Wow, that would be a lot of Co2. Cough, cough.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:30 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Cher
 

Joy McR (136)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:34 pm
Thank you.. Noted..
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:49 pm
singed. We can do more to combat global warming via dietary choices than by stopping all trucks, trains, planes, ship on the planet, and drilling! In the US alone humans murder over 8 billion animals a year. A growing number of organic consumers, natural health advocates and climate hawks are taking a more comprehensive look at the fundamental causes of global warming. And it's led them to this sobering conclusion: Our modern energy-, chemical- and GMO-intensive industrial food and farming systems are the major cause of man-made global warming. How did they reach this conclusion? First, by taking a more inclusive look at the scientific data on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions - not just carbon dioxide (CO2), but also methane and nitrous oxide. Next, by doing a full accounting of the fossil fuel consumption and emissions of the entire industrial food and farming cycle, including inputs, equipment, production, processing, distribution, heating, cooling and waste. And finally, by factoring in the indirect impacts of contemporary agriculture, which include deforestation and wetlands destruction.

When you add it all up, the picture is clear: Contemporary agriculture is burning up our planet. And factory farms or, in industry lingo, Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), play a key role in this impending disaster.

The science behind global warming is complex. Without question, coal plants, tar sands and natural gas fracking have contributed heavily to greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution, the major cause of global warming. We must unite to shut down these industries. Similarly, consumer overconsumption of fossil fuels represents another big piece of the climate-crisis equation. We absolutely must rethink, retrofit and/or redesign our gas-guzzling cars and our energy-inefficient buildings, if we want to reduce fossil fuel use by 90 percent over the next few decades.

But we also must address the environmental impact of factory farming.

When you add it all up, the picture is clear: Contemporary agriculture is burning up our planet.

Today, nearly 65 billion animals worldwide, including cows, chickens and pigs, are crammed into CAFOs. These animals are literally imprisoned and tortured in unhealthy, unsanitary and unconscionably cruel conditions. Sickness is the norm for animals who are confined rather than pastured, and who eat GMO corn and soybeans, rather than grass and forage as nature intended. To prevent the inevitable spread of disease from stress, overcrowding and lack of vitamin D, animals are fed a steady diet of antibiotics. Those antibiotics pose a direct threat to the environment when they run off into our lakes, rivers, aquifers and drinking water.

CAFOs contribute directly to global warming by releasing vast amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere - more than the entire global transportation industry. The air at some factory farm test sites in the US is dirtier than in America’s most polluted cities, according to the Environmental Integrity Project. According to a 2006 report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), animal agriculture is responsible for 18 percent of all human-induced greenhouse gas emissions, including 37 percent of methane emissions and 65 percent of nitrous oxide emissions. The methane releases from billions of imprisoned animals on factory farms are 70 times more damaging per ton to the earth’s atmosphere than CO2.
 

Ruth M. (252)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 5:15 pm
Done
 

Jeremy S. (3)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 5:42 pm
Oil companies are out for themselves, and don't care about the environment, or any of the precious creatures they endanger. So what if a few harmless animals go extinct? The oil companies are making money here, and that's far more important, right?
 

DAVID LAIRD (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 6:15 pm
SIGNED
 

Angeles Madrazo (293)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 6:51 pm
Signed!
 

Dotti Lydon (112)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 7:04 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher for all that you do.
 

Monica D. (580)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 7:48 pm
I';ve signed a lot of petitions on thuis topic. The world needs to build more cycle paths to help get people out of cars and onto bikes.
 

Monica D. (580)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 7:50 pm
Meant to say "this topic ..."
 

Fran away F. (117)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:01 pm
Thank you for taking action on "How Much More Can Polar Bears Take?" Your letter will be sent to President Obama. ~ Thanks, Cher.
 

Jeannette A. (146)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:20 pm
Done & done... without our fighting for them, the polar bears will precede us in extinction (but probably not by much).
 

Esther Z. (96)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:38 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 11:36 pm
signed
 

Inge Bjorkman (147)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 12:22 am
Thanks Yvette for the perfect explanation, agree 100%

Love
 

Dianne D. (462)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 12:25 am
signed
 

Jan Fridtjofsen (5)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 12:26 am
Signed of course and thanks.
 

Monica T. (294)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 12:38 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher
 

Karen Chestney (110)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 1:02 am
Climate change is already "taking" their home, drilling just makes it worse. Petition signed.
 

Victoria Pohrebna (264)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 1:19 am
Signed...#603.
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 1:43 am
Signed
 

Marija Mohoric (47)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 3:31 am
noted, tks
 

Marija Mohoric (47)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 3:33 am
done
 

Nils Anders Lunde (551)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 3:58 am
N&S
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 4:46 am
S+N
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 5:45 am
Thanx, signed
 

Cyrille D. (132)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 5:45 am
N&S ! Thanks, Cher ! :)
 

Frances Darcy (225)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 6:03 am
done
 

Shanti S. (0)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 6:17 am
Thank you.
 

Aaron Bouchard (145)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 7:44 am
signed and noted thanks
 

Tom Tree (240)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 8:57 am
This is REALLY SCARY STUFF !
Signed, Noted & Shared !

Thanks for posting this
 

John van Nijnatten (6)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 9:11 am
Signed & noted
 

Ruth S. (298)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 9:34 am
Signed
 

Sheyla V. (2)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 10:41 am
Definitely signed.
 

Aileen AWAY P. (37)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 11:14 am
Noted and signed.
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 11:25 am
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Valerie H. (136)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 11:54 am
Thank you - signed
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (184)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 12:00 pm
petycja podpisana
 

Robert K. (31)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 12:58 pm
Amazing how the right wing claims that the ice cap is growing at a time when a ship actually reached the North Pole via open water.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 1:28 pm
signed & noted
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 1:29 pm
Gladly noted and signed. Thank You Cher.
When will a bio fuel be developed so there will be no more oil & gas? Or do the Oil Conglomerates have such a strong hold that they will prevent it. Has to be done soon!
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 1:33 pm
S&N
 

edward jagusiak (22)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 1:58 pm
Signed & Noted.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 2:12 pm
Signed
 

Jo SICK (531)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 2:30 pm
Noted, signed & shared.
Thanks Cher.
 

Gabriela Baldaia (103)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 3:30 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you Cher !
 

Marie W. (67)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 5:48 pm
S&N
 

Elizabeth Reynolds (60)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 6:22 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 8:58 pm
Noted and signed. TY Cher
 

Dimitris Dallis (7)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 11:37 pm
Signed.
 

Riley Anderson (46)
Monday September 16, 2013, 12:22 am
thanks
 

Elisa F. (240)
Monday September 16, 2013, 2:52 am
Signed and Noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday September 16, 2013, 7:27 am
S&N
 

Dawn Barler (5)
Monday September 16, 2013, 8:53 am
Signed, Noted, and Shared
 

Sara P. (61)
Monday September 16, 2013, 8:58 am
Signed, thanks Cher.
 

Jo SICK (531)
Monday September 16, 2013, 9:51 am
Noted, signed & shared again.
Thanks Cher.
 

Susan Ho (0)
Monday September 16, 2013, 12:42 pm
Can signing the petition really help? I can't help feeling helpless and hopeless.
 
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