Carl Pope, Executive Director of the Sierra Club, had this to say on the launch:
In the last decade, the number of natural disasters/year doubled from ~200 (1987-97) to ~400 (2000-06). Climate change, scientists continue to warn, will most likely intensify and promote tropical storms and their effects. Read the press release on our new partnership.
“There are steps individuals can take and decisions that communities can make to become safer. That is why we are so proud to work with Morgan Freeman and PLAN!TNOW to raise awareness of these actions and to help protect our natural defense system.”