Author: Rev. Yearwood Published: 9/24/21 Hip Hop Caucus
Hurricane Ida made it crystal clear: the climate crisis isn’t coming. The climate Crisis is NOW!
Unfortunately, while the rest of us are rushing to stave off disaster, Big Oil is ramping up their attacks on our communities and our lives. Congress needs to intervene, and pass the “Make Polluters Pay Act” so that the Petrochemical Industry is held accountable for the damage they do.
Making Big Oil pay isn’t even a punishment. It’s the very bare minimum.
CALL YOUR SENATORS NOW and demand that they pass the Make Polluters Pay Act! Call 1-888-751-2787 right now to connect to one of your senator’s offices.
Here’s what you can tell your senators:
The Polluters Climate Pay Fund Act would hand Big Oil the tab for the damage Big Oil does. It’s time to fine Big Oil to create a fund for climate disaster problems. The Petrochemical Industry owes us $500 billion dollars for past violence, and that’s the bare minimum- because at the end of the day you can not put a price on human life.
For centuries, environmental racism has poisoned communities of color in america- whether through setting up noxious manufacturing plants in Black neighborhoods, or poisoning the water supply of indiginous communities to create white profit, this evil is older than the Industrial revolution. It’s time to hold the petrochemical industry accountable for their murderous white supremacy.
People who say there’s no money to invest in the Climate Crisis miss that calling upon these treacherous companies to pay their fair share would immediately create billions of dollars to clean up the mess they made in our lives.
Big Oil is ramping up their attacks on our communities and our lives. Congress needs to intervene, and pass the “Make Polluters Pay Act” so that the Petrochemical Industry is held accountable for the damage.
Call your Senators at 1-888-751-2787 and demand they do their jobs. This is not just the fight against evil. This is the fight for our lives.
For Future Generations,
President & CEO