Dickens Goes Metro writes in comments for our other redonkulous climate ethics story today Penn State to lecture on “climate ethics” what I thought at first was a spoof. Sadly, it is all too real.
Coffee spew alert:
National Climate Ethics Statement
To Be Released November 30 On Capital Hill
Senator Barbara Boxer and Rep. Henry Waxman Among List of Speakers
This is our FINAL CALL for signatures. Please send out the message below.
The National Climate Ethics Campaign is pleased to announce that the “Statement of Our Nation’s Moral Obligation to Address Climate Change” will be released Wednesday, November 30 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in Room 406 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building (The Environment and Public Works Hearing Room).
There are now over 1000 signers now on the climate ethics statement. Please send the message pasted below to organizations, listservs, and people that might endorse it.
If you are in Washington D.C. or vicinity please attend the event. In addition, please urge others know you to attend! Let’s fill the room to tell Congress, the President, and the public that it is our nation’s moral and ethical responsibility to meaningfully address climate change.
Speakers representing a wide range of constituencies will offer their views about our nation’s ethical and moral obligations to address climate change:
Congressman Henry Waxman (D-California)
Virginia State Senator Mary Margaret Whipple (state perspective)
Gary Hirshberg, CEO of Stonyfield Farm (business)
Tim Warman of The National Wildlife Federation (environment)
Jim Ball, VP of The Evangelical Environmental Network (faith)
Joe Uehlein, Labor Network for Sustainability (labor)
Ann Goodman, WNSF (women)
Luisa Saffiotti, Psychologists for Social Responsibility (mental health)
Bobby Pestronk, NACCHO (health)
Lili Molina, Energy Action Coalition (youth)
A speaker representing the NAACP will also speak.
Only 1000 people so far representing the climate ethics of the nation? Gosh.
You can see the statement and list of signers here
You can add your name to the list of signers here