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President Barack Obama

Please urge all of the oil industries, coal miners, and people on this planet to find a way to lessen their impact on the Earth's waters.

Many scientists say that the Earth's temperature is rising because humans continually burn fossil fuels like coal and oil. This burning pumps carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and traps heat, similar to how a greenhouse works. Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere has increased 25% since 1960 and are now at its highest levels since 800,000 years.
What many people do not know is that a third of the carbon dioxide emitted by humans is dissolved in the oceans. Some of that forms into carbonic acid which makes the oceans more corrosive.

The oceans acidity has risen about 30% over the past 200 years. More acidic water can harm oysters, clams, corals, and other species that have calcium carbonate shells. If we continue to consume all of the resources that generate this acidity and don't hold ourselves accountable, we will cease to exist on this planet. Water is the source for all life on this planet. We cannot live without it.
If no change is evident in the near future, what kind of world will we leave for our children, our children's children, and so on? I have seen cancer and many other diseases developing in all types of people and from any age.
If we contaminate the waters on this Earth, we contaminate our bodies on this Earth. The Earth is made mostly of water. We are made mostly of water. Do you think that is a coincidence?


Angelena Rose Cassady

This petition closed over 5 years ago

How this will help

It will preserve the water on the Earth, which will preserve all the life on the Earth.


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