Monday, February 11, 2013

30 Celebrities Urge President Obama to Take Action on Climate Disruption

Sierra Club Press Release


February 11, 2013

Morgan Freeman, Adam Levine, Elle Macpherson, and More Join Sierra Club in Urging President Obama to Take Action on Climate Disruption 

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WASHINGTON DC -- Today the Sierra Club released a letter from 30 notable entertainment and environmental leaders, calling on President Obama to cement his legacy by addressing climate disruption during his second term.

In a letter to the President, the group wrote,“Your legacy as 44th president of the United States rests firmly on your leadership on climate disruption. Only the president has the power to lead an effort on the scale and with the urgency we need to phase out fossil fuels and lead America, and the world, in a clean energy revolution.”

Those that signed the letter include:
  • Adam Levine
  • Alec Baldwin
  • Alicia Silverstone
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Darren Aronofsky
  • Edward Norton
  • Edward James Olmos
  • Elle Macpherson
  • Evangeline Lilly
  • Ian Somerhalder
  • Jack Johnson
  • Jason Mraz
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Incubus
  • Linkin Park
  • Malin Akerman
  • Michael Franti
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Ozomatli
  • Phillipe Cousteau
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
  • Russell Simmons
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Woody Harrelson
  • Yoko Ono

The letter is the latest effort leading up to the Forward on Climate rally on February 17 in Washington DC, set to be the largest climate rally in the history of the United States.

The letter to President Obama was published as a full page ad in Monday’s issue of The Hill newspaper.
To view the letter, click here.

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