from People Demanding Action
Ed. Note: Pax Christi USA has endorsed this.
Having Representative Grijalva introduce the Clean Energy/Green Jobs Resolution can have a significant and historic impact in making climate change a top priority in Congress. This Resolution will serve as an organizing vehicle to educate elected officials, congressional staff, other policymakers and the general public.
The chief purpose of the Clean Energy/Green Jobs Resolution is to stop climate change and to create millions of green jobs throughout the United States by supporting a policy of net zero greenhouse gas emissions (fossil free) and 100% renewable energy by 2050.
The United States, as the biggest emitter of legacy greenhouse gases and as an economic, military and technological superpower, has a moral duty to lead the world in stopping climate catastrophe that is in our future if major reductions in fossil fuels do not begin immediately…