Green celebs have come hard on pressing the Congress to pass the first-ever climate and clean energy bill, currently pending in the Senate, via a web video campaign dubbed This Is Our Moment. Passing this bill will decrease our dependence on foreign oil, reduce carbon pollution, and help in creating millions of jobs.
This is Our Moment brings together the nation’s most effective environmental action groups and a host of notable celebrities including DiCaprio, Edward Norton, Forest Whitaker, Jason Bateman, Felicity Huffman, Chace Crawford, Emmy Rossum and Justin Long. It enables citizens to become participants by speaking to their representatives in two ways: uploading their own videos in support of a clean energy economy, and sending direct emails to their Senators. The online community can also engage by spreading the message.
This is Our Moment is designed to create a virtual army of climate activists through an emphasis on social media tools like Facebook and Twitter, a rotating display of user-generated videos, and the video player itself, which is an embeddable widget for websites, social networking pages and blogs. This is Our Moment calls on Americans to hold their representatives to task and to pass urgently needed climate legislation.