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.
On March 15th, 17 House Republicans – led by Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), and Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-6) – reintroduced the Republican Climate Resolution. Many organizations support this resolution, which affirms that climate change is real, human-caused, and needs to be addressed by Congress.
President Donald Trump today proposed a budget that would diminish government by cutting programs that serve people in every community while pouring tens of billions of dollars into the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security.
Today, 17 members of Congress brought me a moment of hope for our climate. They re-introduced a resolution acknowledging the human causality of climate change and the necessity for congressional action.
This Congressional leadership will advance bipartisan dialogue on climate solutions.
Today, 35 diverse religious leaders joined together to welcome a Republican resolution on climate change, introduced by Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-6), and fourteen other Republican members of Congress.
The partisan narrative on climate change was disrupted today when 17 House Republicans re-introduced a resolution that affirms that climate change is real, human-caused, and needs to be addressed by Congress.
We are deeply alarmed at the indiscriminate and shortsighted proposed cuts to funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that are reported to be in President Trump’s budget proposal. These cuts would be catastrophic for the climate, God’s creation, and vulnerable communities.
The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), an established Capitol Hill Quaker lobbying organization, is seeking a senior lobbyist to strategically advance FCNL polices for achievable legislative change for our Energy and Environment program.