Tell Obama to Appoint a Climate Czar

Sign Petition Urging Obama to Designate a New Advisor on Climate Change

The next signal to solidify action on climate change by the administration is for the president to fill an office that has been vacant for more than two years. It’s time for a new climate czar.

Whether the president’s current proposal is aggressive enough and moves fast enough to match the climate crisis is unclear, but even modest actions will be met with strong pushback by the dirty energy industry and the politicians who do the industry’s bidding.

Making progress on the Obama plan to cut carbon and spur clean-energy deployment requires a dedicated senior-level staff.

Sign Our Petition Demanding the White House Appoints a New Leader on Climate Change

We, the undersigned, call on President Obama to appoint a new climate czar to coordinate our nation’s climate crisis response. We call on President Obama to designate a new advisor that understands the urgency and magnitude of the crisis and is given the support necessary to marshal an adequate response.

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Number Date Name
6780 11 months ago Marge Schwartz
6779 1 year ago Ashley Freeman
6778 2.2 years ago Joy Chambers
6777 2.2 years ago Kevin Silas
6776 2.9 years ago Donna McKee
6775 3 years ago Vic Mandarich
6774 3 years ago Colin Bennett
6773 3 years ago Robin Pasholk
6772 3 years ago darleen cox
6771 3.1 years ago Jeremiah Millikan
6770 3.1 years ago Stu So
6769 3.1 years ago Carolyn Croom
6768 3.1 years ago Neal Reid
6767 3.1 years ago M Bobyak
6766 3.1 years ago William Shirey
6765 3.1 years ago JIM HEAD
6764 3.1 years ago Rabecca Gainey
6763 3.1 years ago Hal Trufan
6762 3.1 years ago Mark Teig
6761 3.2 years ago Dennis DeMarinis
6760 3.2 years ago Carlos Echevarria
6759 3.2 years ago E B
6758 3.2 years ago Pete Cox
6757 3.2 years ago Karen Ulvang
6756 3.2 years ago Rev Crow Swimsaway PhD
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