Environment & Energy

A Faithful and Moral Call to Conscience

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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. Background The MARKET CHOICE Act 

    On Monday, July 23, 2018, Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), introduced H.R. 6463, the MARKET CHOICE Act. The first Republican-led bill in more than a decade to put a price on carbon, the MARKET CHOICE Act marks an important milestone in congressional efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change.

  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. 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.

  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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Action Alert Republicans Introduce Carbon Pricing Bill 

This week, something big happened for our climate. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), along with Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), introduced H.R. 6463, the MARKET CHOICE Act. This is the first Republican-led effort in almost a decade to seriously address climate change.

Washington Newsletter Washington Newsletter: Climate Change 

With the United States pulling out of the Paris Agreement, discussions in Congress have increased on the need for tools to mitigate the effects of climate change. Pricing carbon emissions is one such tool but it has long been politically controversial.

Background The Power of Persistent Advocacy 

Question & Answer with Scott Greenler

Scott Greenler has been involved in several FCNL young adult programs focused on addressing climate change, including Spring Lobby Weekend, Advocacy Corps, and as a Young Fellow. Throughout these programs, he focused on climate change. In this Q&A, he shares about his experiences advocating for environmental justice with FCNL.

Background Advocating for Climate Change Action 

Since 2015, FCNL’s Advocacy Corps has connected young, local activists with their members of Congress. This annual program helps youth to develop their skills to become effective social justice advocates.

Background Change Through Comics 

Joey Hartmann-Dow spent her spring residency as a Friend in Washington creating a comic book. However, Seeks is not an ordinary comic book.

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