1. Action Alert
  2. Environment & Energy

Tell Congress: Stop President Trump's Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

By Emily Wirzba, April 26, 2019


In December 2015, something historic happened. In response to the worsening climate crisis, the global community came together to sign the Paris Climate Agreement. Together, we agreed to address the global problem of climate change.

Early in his term, however, President Donald Trump announced that he would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement. Now, Congress is pushing back. The Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9), would keep us in the pact and require the Administration to develop plans to meet our commitments under the agreement.

Now, more than ever, the U.S. must take a leadership role in resolving the climate crisis and not retreat from our moral obligation to protect vulnerable communities around the world.

As this bill nears a vote on the full floor of the House of Representatives, your member of Congress needs to hear from you. Act now - Urge your representative to vote for H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act.

Emily Wirzba

  • Legislative Manager, Sustainable Energy and Environment

Emily Wirzba leads FCNL’s lobbying work to achieve bipartisan recognition of climate change and action in Congress. Emily meets with members of Congress and their staff to promote FCNL's environmental priorities. She also works closely with FCNL's network across the country to organize constituents to lobby, write, and advocate for bipartisan environmental action in Congress. She currently serves as co-chair of the Washington Interreligious Staff Community's Energy and Ecology Working Group.