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Tackling climate change is one of America's greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century (and it's simply the right thing to do).

The very foundation of our country is based on fighting for our freedoms and ensuring the health and prosperity of our state, our community, and our families. Today those things are threatened by a changing climate that most scientists agree is being caused by air pollution...we have to confront this challenge....In order to make this happen...there mus be a coordinated effort to combat climate change - with America taking the lead here at home... [signatories include: adidas, Annie's, Aspen Snowmass, Ben & Jerry's (part of Unilever), CA Technologies, Clif Bar, ebay, Eileen Fisher, EMC, IKEA, Intel, Jones Lang LaSalle, KB Home, L'Oreal, Levi Strauss, Limited Brands, Nestle, New Belgium Brewing, New Chapter, Nike, Organic Valley, Outdoor Industry Association, Patagonia, Portland Trail Blazers, Seventh Generation, Starbucks, Stonyfield Farm, Swiss Re, Symantec, North Face, Timberland, Unilever, United Natural Foods (UNFI)]

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