Especially from those of us in the continental United States, which has benefited so much from the island. citizens that have fought and died for American ideals in every armed conflict since 1899. Here's where you can learn more about organizations, on-the-ground, that are working with citizens of Puerto Rico to assess needs and bring equitable relief back to the my island: 1) Climate Justice Alliance is forging a scalable, and socio-economically just transition away from unsustainable energy towards local living economies to address the root causes of climate change.From cultural exploitation, through economic guinea pigs and medical experiments, and wars the populations has sacrificed so much. Stand with Puerto Rico and show your support by signing the petition to Congress calling for policy change to advance a JUST RECOVERY in Puerto Rico.
The island has an unemployment rate twice that of the United States (11.5 percent compared to 4.4 percent) — forcing hundreds of thousands of residents to leave the island.Currently, the financially support over 130 participating non-profit organizations and partner organizations that provide direct services to: children, youth, adults, and the elderly.This problem won’t go away on it’s own, we need to make strides to changing our current climate. [caption id="attachment_54017" align="alignleft" width="150"] © Greenpeace[/caption] It is a reminder to America and to the world that an unstoppable forces far beyond anything imaginable are already in motion; their impact will be less predictable and more difficult to control and recover from.[_quote] = Nevermind that Shell's plans to drill for oil contribute to the vicious cycle of global warming.The climate in the Arctic can be severe and unpredictable making an oil spill likely-and catastrophic.