Pop-punk trio Green Day has partnered up with NRDC to help with a new campaign to Move America Beyond Oil. Via the website, visitors can send personal messages directly to political leaders, asking them to get behind solutions like improving fuel efficiency standards and setting more stringent CO2 regs for power plants.
And recognizing, perhaps, that “kids these days” are big fans of “the texting,” NRDC has also added a new tool allowing messages to be sent to lawmakers and corporate leaders via cell phone by sending “GD” to 30644. (Standard text messaging rates probably apply.)
Below the fold, a video of Green Day talking about the issues and urging you to act. So get on your GD phone and do it already, if only for the I-just-texted-G-Dub coolness factor.