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WSJ Environmental iPetition

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We are destroying the world at a rate in which it cannot begin to cope or recover from. Irreparable damage has already been done, but let the tide of destruction stop here. Demand change. This petition was started at the World Scout Jamboree in July/August 2007. The aim was to collect signatures from the 40,000 14-18 years old scouts from 158 countries who were attending the gathering in Essex, UK. Due to the overwhelmingly positive response that was received during the camp, the petition is now open to anyone that is concerned about the state of the environment. Sign the petition demanding that the UN ensure that the international community take the necessary steps towards the complete conversion of energy production from fossil fuels to the use of renewable resources in all countries by the year 2030. As technological advances mean that the extent of our destructive impact on the world becomes apparent we find ourselves a race, nation and people holding the responsibility of reversing this tide. The recent Stern report estimated the future cost of global warming at around


www.scouts.org The Scout movement has been very supportive since the beginning of our movement during the World Scout Jamboree. www.footprintfriends.com Footprint Friends were present at the Jamboree and are very interested in what the petition was doing. We regularly write on their forum. www.unicef.org/voy At the Jamboree we were in contact with representatives from Unicef\'s Voices of Youth, a website set up by the United Nations for young people.
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