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The Climate Name Change - Take Action Petition


Environment  (tags: Hurricane, climate deniers, World Meteorological Organization, extreme storms, change name, climate change name )

Dandelion
- 385 days ago - climatenamechange.org
The science is clear: global warming is happening faster than ever and humans are responsible. Since 1954, the World Meteorological Organization has been naming extreme storms after people. We think it's time to name the storms after the climate deniers.



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Daniel Partlow (189)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 10:16 am
S&N
 

Kit B. (276)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 10:28 am

This has been posted at least 4 times maybe more, so this petition should garner a few signatures from Care2. Personally, I'm just sorry no one thought of this sooner. Thanks Dandelion.
Hurricane Michelle Bachmann, ya gotta love it. Hurricane Sarah Palin would wipe out a city, probably for ever, too bad we cannot rename the "dust bowl".

 

AniMae Chi (407)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 10:37 am
Thanks for your support
Total signatures now on this petition 29,718
 

Natasha Salgado (520)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 10:44 am
think I signed this before---signed it again--thx Dandelion
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 10:54 am
Previously signed (Cal's post I think)
Signatures needed by Nov. 30, 2013 to reach goal of 50,000 19,951
Total signatures now on this petition 30,049
Thanks Dandelion.
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 10:56 am
Previously signed, thanks Dandelion.
 

Dandelion G. (387)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 10:56 am
There are 30,072 signatures as I write this, the petition is in hopes for 50,000 by November 30, 2013. Just doing my part in giving it another nudge for I think this is a good idea, sure why not. Always nice to add some humor in with all the serious. Sometimes humor drives home the message that otherwise doesn't get through.
 

Mike M. (53)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:08 am
N&S
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:10 am
Yes, I also tried to post this today lol. I think it is the best idea I have heard in years with regards to letting these phallic symbols know what we think of them and their denials. I loved the news reports, they were spot on! Signed, twittered and google shared. Thanks Sheryl.
 

Alice C. (1797)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:27 am
Signed and shared
 

tasunka m. (334)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:41 am
Signed, at first I didn't take this seriously
Good idea, but not helpful. ..how many typhoon Palins will it take before they change their minds, and will it be in time, I doubt it with climate change happening ten times faster than originally thought?
 

Alan Lambert (91)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 12:44 pm
Signature 32,105

Maybe Hurricane David Koch will wipe out one of their refineries.
 

Edwin M. (366)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 1:17 pm
Signed, thanks Sheryl
 

Susan Allen (221)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 1:19 pm
I think is is a great idea. Noted, signed and shared.
 

Roxy H. (340)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 1:20 pm
ty dandy 1
 

Diane K. (136)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 4:03 pm
Signed & noted. thx Dandelion!
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 4:29 pm
Previously signed. Noted. Thanks, Dandelion.
 

Candy L. (478)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 5:37 pm
Signed & Tweeted again, didn't remember until I saw the pop-up of the tweet, saying I just signed a petition to name extreme storms after policy makers who deny climate change Thanks The Dust Bowl Rush Limpdick (Limbaugh)
 

Lynn Squance (232)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 9:50 pm
Great video! I want Stephen Harper added to the list of names! Petition previously signed.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:05 pm
What a clever and effective video! Thanks for sharing it, Dandelion. If devastating hurricanes were named after climate change deniers, I think they'd become believers (or should I say "admit" that they're believers) real fast! Maybe we could name a few after some coal-fired power plants and others after refineries --the industries most responsible for climate change.

Gladly signed and noted.
 

Elisa F. (236)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:15 pm
Noted and Signed. Thanks for the smiles ;)
 

Rosemary Rannes (634)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:38 pm
Thanks Sheryl I signed & posted to Twitter. Had to give Kit a green star too & of course, I give you a gazillion!!!!!
 

Rosemary Rannes (634)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 11:40 pm
Sorry I forgot to add this ... my 20 credits will be used to stop climate change ...
Signatures needed by Nov. 30, 2013 to reach goal of 50,000 9,134
Total signatures now on this petition 40,866
Actually these were the numbers before I signed the petition.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 12:09 am
Hehe, good one!
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 12:20 am
Signed.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 12:26 am
Signed
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 3:09 am
s and n
 

Mari 's (1364)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 5:10 am
S&N climate deniers should be charged with crimes against humanity and animals!!!
 

Dave C. (214)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 6:53 am
still love this....laughing, laughing, laughing....
 

Mary T. (186)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 2:27 pm
Thanks Dandelion, Signed and shared what a great idea.
 

Jude Hand (59)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 4:21 pm
Noted. That was just plain fun!
 

Jelica R. (157)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 8:26 pm
Signatures needed by Nov. 30, 2013 to reach goal of 75,000 23,235
Total signatures now on this petition 51,765

Scroll down, there is a list of Deniers & Obstructionists - the policy makers who deny climate change and obstruct climate policy. Highlight any name to see the scoreboard for linked representative: their voting record and citation. Some of them give an impression that they can't tie their shoes. Thanks to science they despise, and industrial ingenuity we've got velcro (which is great for kid's shoes, too ).
 

Ann K. (113)
Thursday August 29, 2013, 11:36 pm
Signed previously. Love the video.
 

Joe R. (189)
Friday August 30, 2013, 11:50 am
Thanks Dandelion! Done.
 

Mm M. (456)
Friday August 30, 2013, 7:00 pm
Done Dear Sheryl, needed 14,031! S&N with Pleasure! TU
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Friday August 30, 2013, 7:05 pm
loved the video and of course signed..
i have to say I dont agree with the term 'climate change' as we havent kept records for that long
but people CANNOT DENY weather is getting out of hand and carbon emissions are at the root of it
Im gonna go watch the video again..need a good chuckle
Thx Dandelion
 

Devon Leonard (54)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 1:52 pm
Thanks Dandelion... Signed
 

Sherri G. (113)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 11:59 pm
Signed and Noted. TY Dandelion
 

Judy C. (106)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 5:32 pm
Definitely signed & tweeted! 67,258 Signatures so far. This is a very good idea. Thanks, Dandelion.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday September 5, 2013, 7:04 am
Signed. Thanks.
 

Marianne B. (113)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 9:46 pm
S. & N.
 

Kathy Javens (104)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 2:13 pm
Gladly signed, noted and shared with FB. I am so on board with this. That`s right!!! Thank you, Dandelion.
 

Twyla Sparks (208)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 7:25 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you
 
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