SAVE THE CLIMATE TREATY ! FLOOD GEORGE BUSH WITH YOUR E-MAILS!
- Subject: SAVE THE CLIMATE TREATY ! FLOOD GEORGE BUSH WITH YOUR E-MAILS!
- From: Paola Lucchesi <paola.lucchesi at mail.inet.it>
- Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2001 10:14:54 +0200
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Date sent: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 15:10:00 +0200
From: The dike <thedike at foeeurope.org>
Organization: Friends of the Earth Europe
To: thedike at foeeurope.org
Subject: FLOOD BUSH ! Email Climate Protest Action
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SAVE THE CLIMATE TREATY !
FLOOD GEORGE BUSH WITH YOUR E-MAILS!
>Stop President Bush from betraying the UN climate change treaty!
Last year the US blocked progress at negotiations in The Netherlands,
now Texas oil-man President George W. Bush wants to destroy the Kyoto
Friends of the Earth asks people around the world to electronically
flood the White House with protest E-mails.
Let’s give President Bush a taste of what climate change means and how
much people are concerned about it.
Please cut and paste the message below into a new E-mail and send it to:
president at whitehouse.gov
Please CC to: protest at foeeurope.org
or go to http://www.foeeurope.org/climate
Dear President Bush,
I call on you as President of the USA not to betray the Kyoto Protocol.
The United States must live up to its commitment to the UN negotiations
to prevent global warming. Sabotaging the Kyoto Protocol puts the USA
into a position of
environmental isolationism and makes it responsible for climate
The US has the highest per capita CO2 emissions in the world. People
around the world already faced with the first signs of climate change,
suffering from floods
and hurricanes, expect your country to be in the forefront of tackling
An enormous potential of creativity, innovation and efficiency is there
to be harvested once we have decided to really reduce CO2 emission. If
you fail to reverse
your decision to kill the Kyoto Protocol, future generations will not
President Bush, the science is proven and the international political
will is there to tackle climate change. The US must join the world in
tackling climate change.
- Bush's campaign for presidency was backed and financed by major US oil
giants, which campaigned against the international treaty to prevent
- The US promised to cut their climate changing gases by 7% over 1990
levels before 2012 at the latest, but US emissions in fact rose by more
than 10% between
1990 and 2000.
- A White House spokesman said: "The president has been unequivocal. He
does not support the Kyoto treaty." The Swedish Environment Minister
move as “appalling and provocative”.
For more information visit http://www.foeeurope.org/climate
or e-mail protest at foeeurope.org
The Climate Team @ Friends of the Earth
Email President Bush ! - Save the Climate Treaty !
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