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October 2021: Inside the Greenhouse

The initial draft of the recovery package will be revised and slimmed down before a vote in the full House and Senate. As Congress decides what policies to prioritize, we need to keep the pressure to ensure the legislation includes bold climate provisions, including the Clean Electricity Performance Program.

September 2021: Inside the Greenhouse

The month of August is normally a quiet time on Capitol Hill, as members of Congress return to their home states for the Congressional Recess. This August, however, was busy with lawmakers working to advance infrastructure and climate-focused legislation.

August 2021: Inside the Greenhouse

The White House recently issued guidelines for its Justice40 initiative. It seeks to direct at least 40% of all benefits from federal energy and environmental spending to disadvantaged communities.

June 2021: Inside the Greenhouse

On June 1, the Interior Department announced that it suspended all oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as it reviews the environmental impacts and legality of previous lease sales.

February 2021: Inside the Greenhouse

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories that impact our work.

President Biden Acts on Climate Change

True to his campaign promise, President Joe Biden issued an executive order to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement soon after he was sworn in on Jan. 20, with re-entry taking effect on Feb. 19.

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