It is our moral obligation to address climate change and protect vulnerable communities. 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.
A militaristic lens to climate solutions is not the answer. If the U.S. wants to sincerely address the climate crisis, solutions must be based in humanitarianism and diplomacy, not a larger military footprint.
The U.S. has a long history of advancing policies that entrenched segregation, exacerbated inequality, and exposed communities of color to environmental hazards.
FCNL believes that carbon pricing is one of many essential tools that Congress should use to address climate change and shift towards a clean energy economy.