Step It Up On Climate

Road to the White House

No-Excuses Tour

2 Countries, 19 States, 2 Provinces, 1 District, 4,705 Miles, 30 Days

Five days post-inauguration, famed climate scientist, James E. Hansen, and Climate Protection and Restoration Initiative’s Executive Director, Dan Galpern, privately wrote to the President. 

Five months later, they went public – urging President Biden to immediately utilize his existing statutory authority to phase-out dangerous fossil fuel emissions. 

Now, as smoke from western states’ wildfires encircles the globe, we take our petition campaign to the streets.

Step It Up on Climate: 

Road to the White House No-Excuses Tour

Forged by Fire and Flood.

General Counsel and Executive Director Dan Galpern will cross the nation to galvanize public demand for real climate action.

There is no excuse.

Under existing statutory authority, the President can direct the EPA to Impose a Rising Fee on Carbon Pollution Without Further Delay. See our Petition.

Tour Itinerary

September 14, 2021

Kick-Off Event & Live Zoom Address from the University of Oregon, School of Law

September 15 – October 14, 2021

The Road to the White House No-Excuses Tour (4,705 miles)

October 15, 2021

Hand-delivery of the Petition to President Biden, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle,* I no longer despair for the future of the human race.”

H.G. Wells

*Due to dangerous highway-shoulder conditions, Dan will complete the balance of the tour by van. See his September 19th blog.

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The Road to the White House No Excuses Tour is finished and the sponsorship forms are now closed. Please use the regular donation form to make a contribution to CPR Initiative. Thank you.

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States & provinces, plus one district