The UN Worldwide Campaign on Climate Change: Seal the Deal.

Seal the Deal!

The UN-led Seal the Deal Campaign aims to galvanize political will and public support for reaching a comprehensive global climate agreement in Copenhagen in December.

Climate change affects us all. Nine out of every ten disasters recorded are now climate related. That is a scarey fact. Rising temperatures and more frequent floods, droughts and storms are impacting millions of people’s lives. And set against the backdrop of global warming is a global financial crisis. Clearly, planet Earth needs our attention.

On December 7, world leaders will gather in Copenhagen, Denmark, to respond to one of the greatest challenges facing humanity: climate change and sustainable economic growth. But how to protect the planet and create a green economy that will lead to long-term prosperity? The negotiations in Copenhagen will need to answer this question. Our existence depends on it.

Reaching a deal by the time the meeting ends on December 18 will depend not only on political negotiations but also on public pressure from around the globe. Public support must be galvanized. To do this, the United Nations has launched “Seal the Deal”, a campaign that encourages users to sign an online, global petition which will be presented to world leaders. The petition will serve as a reminder that world leaders must negotiate a fair, balanced and effective agreement in Copenhagen, and that they must seal a deal to power green growth, protect our planet and build a more sustainable, prosperous global economy that will benefit all nations and all people.

Today is the world Internataional Youth Day…Lets all join our voice to the UN Worldwide Campaign on Climate Change:STAMP YOUR VOTE AND SEAL THE DEAL!

http://www.sealthedeal2009.org

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