April 1st is Fossil Fools Day - action alert against Ford

Dear Friends:

On Friday, April 1, communities across Canada, the US and the UK will come together to break our oil addiction as part of an international day of action dubbed FOSSIL FOOLS DAY.

Fossil Fools Day is a collaboration among a number of organizations such as Energy Action, Rainforest Action Network, Global Exchange, Sierra Club US, and others.

We need your help to target North America’s largest oil addict, Ford Motor Company, by organizing actions at a Ford dealership in your community.

A Call to Action for Fossil Fools Day is below. Please send far and wide.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Jennifer Mathieson
[email protected]

Fossil Fools Day Call To Action

International Day of Intervention at Ford Motor Company Dealerships!

Adopt a Ford Dealer near you!

Oil is at the root of many of the world’s worst problems, - global warming, air pollution, deforestation and armed conflict. Canadians are both oil addicts and oil pushers - helping to drive this dangerous addiction by being a top supplier of oil to the US. How much more of our backyard will we destroy to keep North America hooked on oil?

For five years running, the auto manufacturer with the most gas guzzling cars and trucks has been Ford Motor Company. We can’t afford to wait any longer for change. The time is NOW to break our oil addiction and Jumpstart Ford, the worst oil addict in the industry.

Join us on Friday, April 1, Fossil Fools Day, for an International Day of Action to intervene in Ford's oil addiction. Here’s what you can do to help us get North America on the road to renewable energy, a sustainable economy and a clean environment:

Join us for a rally at a local Ford Dealership on April 1st from 5 to 6pm.

Woodridge Ford Lincoln Ltd. 7337 Macleod Trail S.

We will be dressing in white “biohazard” jumpsuits with gasmasks or paint masks.

Feel free to bring posters and signs; these can be downloaded from www.jumpstartford.com.

A team of people will be presenting the adopt-a-dealer letter (also can be accessed from www.jumpstartford.com) to all the Ford dealerships in Calgary throughout the month of April.