Climate Citizens logoHelp us find out where members of Congress stand on climate change–they haven’t all been clear on this. Send the message below to your U.S. senators and/or representative, then post the lawmaker’s reply in comments below or email it to us.

Dear __________:

I am writing to learn more about your views on the important issue of global climate change.

In 2005, the National Academy of Sciences and 10 other science academies issued a statement that “the scientific understanding of climate change is now sufficiently clear to justify nations taking cost-effective steps that will contribute to substantial and long-term reduction in net global greenhouse gas emissions.” The Academy also stated that the planet as a whole is warming, and that the burning of fossil fuels is directly tied to changes in atmospheric chemistry and rising surface temperatures.

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Do you agree with National Academy’s finding and, more broadly, the international community’s consensus view that climate change is primarily driven by human activities?

Are you supporting a comprehensive climate bill?  What principles will guide your decision to vote for or against such a bill?

Will you encourage President Obama to ensure that the United States plays a leading role in the next round of global climate talks, scheduled for December in Copenhagen?

Thank you in advance to your answers to this question. Climate policy is a complex issue that demands thoughtful consideration by government leaders like yourself.

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