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Ask Senator Manchin about a Price on Carbon

Senator Manchin is listening.

It’s time to get loud.

Senate Democrats are meeting right now to decide what they’ll do about climate change. Should they go big with a price on carbon or stay small? Support from West Virginia’s Senators is critical, and only West Virginians can persuade them.

What should I ask for?

You’re asking Senator Manchin to put a price on carbon in this year’s budget reconciliation. He’ll know what you mean.

Once you’ve emailed, get others to act.

You only need to write once yourself. But don’t go back to your regularly scheduled activities just yet. THIS IS OUR FIRST CHANCE FOR MEANINGFUL CLIMATE ACTION THAT CAN’T BE BLOCKED BY THE FILIBUSTER. Share this page with any climate-concerned friends, family, and coworkers. Better yet, keep reminding them. They’ll want to take their shot to solve climate change, too.

West Virginians support a price on carbon


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