Shield Our Winters Desires You to Vote to Protect the Planet

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Protect Our Winters (POW), a nonprofit that facilities its efforts round laws concerning local weather change, launched a brief video titled “Common Ground,” narrated by world-renowned climber, photographer, and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jimmy Chin. The purpose of this video is to encourage individuals everywhere in the globe to vote this November in favor of the planet. This consists of uniting the 50 million members of the Outdoor State, who all share one main factor in frequent: their relentless love for our land.

Photograph: Courtesy of POW

“At 50 million sturdy, these of us who stay to play outside are the biggest and doubtlessly most influential voting block within the nation. However to have affect, we should vote,” Mario Molina, govt director of Shield Our Winters stated in a press launch. “Shield Our Winters’ Make a Plan to Vote tool offers personalised, behavioral science-based nudges and planning actions which are proven to extend voter turnout by 9.1 %, which is almost 5 million individuals within the Out of doors State, [sic] could possibly be the distinction in tight races.”

The truth is, POW notes that 35 % of 18-29 yr olds who stated they voted within the 2014 midterm election, didn’t truly vote. POW’s Make a Damn Plan tool offers step-by-step navigation so voting decisions are extra clear. The purpose is to assist individuals everywhere in the nation make educated selections—all in an easy-to-understand trend. The instrument will even mail supplies—together with a stamped return envelope wanted to register—to vote by mail in some states.

“As Individuals, all of us come from completely different locations and have completely different tales. However we’re united by the locations we like to play,” says skilled snowboarder and founder/president of Shield Our Winters Jeremy Jones. “It’s not left or proper, it’s actually our frequent floor. I encourage all of those that love the land, to affix us and make a plan.”

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Photograph: Courtesy of POW

In the event you’re an enormous fan of the outside, it’s possible you’ll need to take a deep look into this instrument and get your self a plan to make your voice depend this election.

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