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Flooding in Pakistan has affected over 33 million people, with a third of the country now underwater amid the unprecedented amount of rainfall this summer. This monsoon season has been ‘supercharged’ by climate change killing over 1,100 people since mid-June. The flood has damaged over 1 million homes and left villages stranded and underwater. Roads and bridges are being washed away, crops are being wiped out, and half a million people have sought shelter in relief camps.

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The flooding is largely due to climate change. However, Pakistan contributes less than .5% to global emissions. It’s clear, and we’ve known for a while now, that the world’s wealthiest countries have caused the environmental disaster but have often felt the least of its consequences.

Countries like the United States are responsible for Climate change, and they have a responsibility to step up and help these smaller countries that are feeling the worst of this extreme weather! Even though we can’t see the global impacts of Climate change every day, it is truly a global problem. We need to work toward fighting Climate change and remember that our actions can impact people all over the world who could be paying a much higher price than we think.

Sign this petition to demand wealthy countries like the U.S. cut emissions and compensate Pakistan for its flood-related losses!

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