Crisp autumn air. A bright blue sky. And a heart-healthy walk along a sparkling Susquehanna River. How lucky are we to live in such a beautiful district and state?
Every time you vote, you have an opportunity to let the candidates know you want them to act on climate change and protect Pennsylvania's environment.
Our Congressional representatives can act on climate. We’re a nonpartisan group who’ll keep you informed of upcoming 9th Congressional district elections. We’ll let you know where the candidates stand on climate, so you can cast a vote that best represents the future you want for your children and future generations.
97% of climate scientists are convinced human-caused climate change is happening.
It’s us (human-caused).
It’s bad (for people).
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas produced from burning fossil fuels. It’s a primary cause of climate change
|Global warming is happening|
|Yes 60%||19% No|
|Global warming is caused mostly by human beings|
|Human Activities 45%||39% Natural Changes|
|Most scientists think global warming is happening|
|Yes 38%||36% There is lot of disagremment|
|Trust climate scientists about global warming|
|Somewhat/strongly trust 63%||39% Somewhat/strongly distrust|
Our members of Congress must represent the diversity of views in our 9th district and given the significant risks must take bold steps to find ways to make significant, long-term reductions to CO2 production in the United States.
As a government “of the people, by the people and for the people,” Americans expect their members of Congress to represent their views.
Longer, hotter summers affect the most vulerable among us, the young ones, the elderlies and those with health problems. As the average temperature of planet earth rises so will the number of dangerously hot summer days.
Rising sea levels. Stronger storm surges. South-east Pennsylvanian’s shoreline along the Delaware Estuary are experiencing more frequent and intense flooding : Delaware Bay - Sea Level Rise Reports. Pennsylvania is one of the most flash-flood prone state of the entire USA. With more moisture in the air this situation is likely to worsen.
Severe summer heat. Drought. Extreme temperature swings in spring. Some north Pennsylvania farmers loose crops due to extreme weather events, unseasonable temperature periods and heavy down pours.
When we burn less fossil fuels and use more clean energy, we clean up our air. Clean up our water. And enjoy better health and healthier economic resources.
We can make this happen with market-based solutions that reduce climate risks and grow jobs. Grow the economy. And protect public health.
Our leaders in Congress are in the best position to slow climate change. Know where your candidate stands on climate change—and vote climate!