Scott Greenler

Program Assistant, Energy and the Environment


Scott Greenler

Scott helps lobby Congress to acknowledge man-made climate change and to act on climate change on a bipartisan basis. He helps FCNL track legislation and amendments relevant to climate change and create space for bipartisan efforts to address this pressing issue. Scott also works closely with coalition partners throughout the faith-based and environmental communities to create a unified voice calling our leaders to action.

Scott is a member of Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative and grew up attending Madison Monthly Meeting. Scott Graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, where he served as Student Body President and received a degree in environmental biology.

Before Coming to FCNL, Scott was an intern for Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper in his Office of Community Partnerships and Special Initiatives. Scott also interned with the Conservation Lands Foundation, a national nonprofit organization focused on protecting public lands. Scott completed FCNL’s Advocacy Corps Program in its inaugural year, advocating for action on climate change in Colorado. The preservation of the natural world is deeply important to Scott, and he can be found enjoying the outdoors in his free time, through running, rock climbing, skiing, and surfing.

Articles by Scott Greenler

Background Capturing the True Cost of Carbon 

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.

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.

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.

Inside the Greenhouse 

May, 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.

Bipartisan Dialogue on Climate and Infrastructure 

On May 16th, 2018, Representatives John Faso (NY-19) and Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) came to FCNL’s Quaker Welcome Center for a bipartisan conversation on climate change.

PREPARE Passes, Persistence Pays Off 

In 2015, I was a junior in college, studying environmental biology. I was keenly aware of the issue of climate change and trying to figure out what I could do to get involved as a college student.

Inside the Greenhouse 

Earth Day, 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.

Inside the Greenhouse 

March, 2018

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter that provides insight into FCNL’s environmental work, discusses opportunities to engage members of Congress on environmental issues, and shares stories of your work around the country. This year, our climate team is joined by FCNL’s Advocacy Corps, a group of 20 young people nationwide, in working for congressional action on climate change.

Update Congress Writes a Check to Balance Trump's Anti-Environment Agenda 

What the 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill Means For Climate, Energy and the Environment

On March 22nd, Congress approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill. This omnibus spending bill outlines the money that will be allocated to federal agencies and programs for the remainder of 2018.

Inside the Greenhouse 

February, 2018

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter that provides insight into FCNL’s environmental work, discusses opportunities to engage members of Congress on environmental issues, and shares stories of your work around the country.