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Inside the Greenhouse November 2020: 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.

Update The Environmental Cost of War and Armed Conflict 

The United Nations recognizes November 6 as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. It is a day to acknowledge the devastation inflicted upon communities and ecosystems by endless war and the role that the climate crisis plays in fueling conflict around the world.

Inside the Greenhouse October 2020: 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.

Update Climate-Exacerbated Disasters Underscore the Need for Climate Legislation 

The news the past few weeks has been hard, as we learn about climate-exacerbated disaster after disaster – from Hurricane Laura, one of the strongest storms to ever hit the United States, to the massive wildfires raging across the West, to record breaking temperatures across the Southwest. The impacts of these events are worsened by historic and ongoing racism, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Inside the Greenhouse September 2020: 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.

Press Release Quaker Lobby Continues to Oppose Opening ANWR to Development 

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) reiterates its opposition to the Interior Department’s decision to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas leasing, the first step toward drilling in one of the last pieces of untouched land in the United States.

Legislative Ask No Fossil Fuel Bailout in COVID-19 Legislation 

As Congress continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, lawmakers must oppose any legislation that contains a fossil fuel bailout.

Legislative Ask Pass a Carbon Pricing Bill 

The science is clear: climate change is real, is worsened by human activity, and will continue to harm our communities without significant action. Congress has a moral obligation to protect vulnerable communities and seriously address climate change in a bipartisan fashion.

Inside the Greenhouse Inside the Greenhouse 

August 2020

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

Update Administration Finalizes Harmful Changes to NEPA 

This month, the Trump administration finalized the detrimental changes proposed earlier this year to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

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