Environment & Energy

A Faithful and Moral Call to Conscience

Emily Sajewski / FCNL

Support the Climate Solutions Caucus

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The U.S. Congress is pivotal to national and global efforts to meet the challenge of climate disruption. However, for Congress to be part of the solution, leadership is needed from members of both political parties. FCNL believes that our moral obligation to address climate change and protect vulnerable communities transcends partisanship. By changing the dialogue in Congress on climate change, we are paving the way for meaningful legislative solutions to gain bipartisan support and become law.

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  1. Advocacy Resource Climate Questions for Candidates 

    With the 2018 midterms approaching, candidates will be out in states and districts holding constituent forums and events. These events are great opportunities to engage candidates on important issues like climate change. Elected officials are much more likely to act on issues they heard about on the campaign trail during their term in office. Next time there is a town hall or other candidate forum in your area, consider asking one of the following questions to elevate the issue of climate change on the campaign trail:

  2. Inside the Greenhouse 

    June, 2018

    Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories of your work around the country. In addition to FCNL’s staff lobbyists, this year our Advocacy Corps -- 20 young people nationwide -- are working with us for congressional action on climate change.

  3. Statement FCNL Applauds Challenges and Prizes for Climate Act 

    On February 15th, the bipartisan Challenges and Prizes for Climate Act of 2018 was introduced in Congress by Reps. Dan Lipinski (D, IL-03) and John Faso (R, NY-19), both members of the Climate Solutions Caucus.

  4. Background How Can I Foster Bipartisan Climate Action? 

    Guided by hope, humility, redemption, and love, we seek to foster constructive bipartisan dialogue and cooperation on climate solutions in Congress.

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Advocacy Resource Climate Questions for Candidates 

With the 2018 midterms approaching, candidates will be out in states and districts holding constituent forums and events. These events are great opportunities to engage candidates on important issues like climate change. Elected officials are much more likely to act on issues they heard about on the campaign trail during their term in office. Next time there is a town hall or other candidate forum in your area, consider asking one of the following questions to elevate the issue of climate change on the campaign trail:

Inside the Greenhouse 

June, 2018

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories of your work around the country. In addition to FCNL’s staff lobbyists, this year our Advocacy Corps -- 20 young people nationwide -- are working with us for congressional action on climate change.

Event What's Happening in Washington, DC RE: Climate Change 

Tuesday, July 3, 7-9 p.m. AKDT in Fairbanks, AK

Join Emily Wirzba from the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) for a conversation and dialogue about climate advocacy and what is happening in Washington, D.C.

Event Climate Advocacy Training 

Thursday, July 5, 1-4 p.m. AKDT in Fairbanks, AK

Join Emily Wirzba, the lead lobbyist for sustainable energy and environment at the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) for a skills-based advocacy training.

Event Friends Building Climate Justice 

Saturday, June 30 at 5:30 P.M. AKDT in Anchorage, AK

In these challenging times of extreme political division, how can spirit-filled advocacy and relationship-building transform public narratives on climate change? Join FCNL's Emily Wirzba for a conversation about climate advocacy and how we can better support one another.

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