In the wake of climate disasters like Hurricane Ida, millions of people are stranded in the Gulf without power or water or homes. In the West, climate-change fueled fires and smoke are decimating millions of acres of wilderness, homes, and entire communities. Wherever possible, people and animals across these danger zones are fleeing for safety all during a climate-related pandemic.
The latest IPCC Climate Report, vetted by thousands of scientists and commissioned by 195 countries, makes two things very clear: The window to avoid the worst impacts of climate change is closing; and the fossil fuel industry is to blame. We must all put pressure on governments to end the fossil fuel era now. Which is why we’re asking you to take action in the coming days, weeks, and months.