The ClimateSilence.org campaign, led by Forecast the Facts and Friends of the Earth Action, is releasing a new political advertisement today, “Romney vs. Sandy.”
Yesterday afternoon, President Obama talked about how he would address climate change if re-elected during an interview with Sway Calloway on MTV. Erich Pica, president of Friends of the Earth Action, released the following statement in response.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Here is a response from Erich Pica, president of Friends of the Earth Action, to the failure of President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney to address climate change during their third and final presidential debate: “President Obama and Governor Romney have once again failed the American people by not using the debate Read more.
Contact: Blair Fitzgibbon, 202-503-6141, email@example.com OAKLAND, Calif. — Thousands of climate activists will participate in an online protest against climate silence today, the date of the final presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. The online protest, organized by the climate accountability watchdog Forecast the Facts and environmental group Friends of the Earth Read more.
Here is a response from Erich Pica, president of Friends of the Earth Action, to the failure of President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney to address climate change during their second presidential debate:
According to a recent poll, more than 60 percent of undecided voters list global warming as one of the most important issues to them, and yet, in the course of debates involving both the presidential and vice presidential candidates, there has been no serious conversation about climate change.
“President Obama and Gov. Romney’s failure to talk to the American public about climate change during the debate is striking. It is impossible to talk about the economy, healthcare, or the role of government without talking about climate change. Their climate silence continues.” – Erich Pica
“Voters deserve to know where they stand on the most serious threat to our nation. Anyone who is elected to lead the country – or aspires to do so – should realize that true leadership means a willingness to engage difficult issues, not sweep them under the rug.”
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