To immediately make progress on climate action, President Joe Biden has pledged to ban new oil and gas leasing on America’s federal public lands and waters.
Nearly a quarter of the country’s total greenhouse gas emissions come from public lands due to coal mining and oil and gas drilling. We can’t keep leasing public lands to the fossil fuel industry and have any chance of reducing emissions or seriously confronting the climate crisis.
Join Guardians in urging President Biden to keep his promise to keep dirty fossil fuels in the ground.
Photo Credit: Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Management