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In recognition of challenges that the leadership of the United States has with adequately addressing climate change, we are asking for a symbolic gesture from the White House.

Human caused climate change is occurring due to the addition of excess green house gases like carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. We ask that, in December 2013, President Obama and the first family have a "LIVE" Christmas tree. This tree shall be cared for and planted in such a way that it continues to sequester carbon for years to come.

Signed,

Philip Fensterer

This petition closed over 1 year ago

How this will help

Why a "live" tree?

A live tree planted after the holidays will continue to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
A live tree planted after the holidays will continue to provide us with oxygen.
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Why a "live" tree?

A live tree planted after the holidays will continue to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
A live tree planted after the holidays will continue to provide us with oxygen.
A live tree planted after the holidays will increase property value.
A live tree planted after the holidays will be a living reminder of loving festive and family occasions.
A live tree planted after the holidays will provide habitat and begin to restore ecosystems and forests that we have removed.

Imagine a "Christmas tree" forest habitat in Washington, DC. The White House "Christmas Tree Forest" would demonstrate a commitment to restoring habitat and fighting climate change. The forest could be planted over time and create a forest walk of "history".

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