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Update Bringing Faith-Rooted Climate Policy to Earth Day  

Climate change is finally on the agenda of the U.S. Congress. With Earth Day around the corner, now is a good time to go beyond recycling to learn about the legislative proposals before our country.

Background Fostering Bipartisan Action on Climate Change 

A Faithful and Moral Call to Conscience

The science is abundantly clear: climate change is human-caused, already devastating communities and habitats across the world, and will only get worse without global action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It is already contributing to more frequent and intense extreme weather events, sea level rise, drought, and species extinction.

Background Inside the Greenhouse 

April 2019

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

Advocacy Resource Minute of Support for Sustainable Energy and Environment 

A minute from Friends at Tempe Monthly Meeting supporting legislation for sustainable energy and environment.

Letter New EPA Mercury Rule Would Put Lives at Risk 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving to stop regulating mercury emissions for coal-fired power plants. These plants are the most significant contributors to mercury pollution, which poses severe health hazards, especially in young children and fetuses.

Update President’s Budget Puts Our Health, Communities and Future at Risk 

President Donald Trump released the third budget proposal of his presidency on March 11. As anticipated, it would be a disaster for our environment.

Background Inside the Greenhouse 

March 2019

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 House Announces Members of House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis 

The House of Representatives officially announced the membership of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on Monday, March 4. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) will act as its chair, with Rep. Garret Graves (LA-06) as its ranking member.

Event Environmental Advocacy Training & Stewardship Panel 

April 10, 2019 | Quaker Welcome Center and Online

Join us on April 10 the next event in our Quaker Change Maker Series featuring Emily Wirzba and Milo Keller from FCNL's Sustainable Energy and Environment team. Hear stories of Friends’ faith in action as we are called to be wise stewards of what God has provided.

Background Interfaith Resource on Climate Reports 

In 2018, two major climate change reports were released that have shifted both our understanding of the catastrophic current and future impacts of climate change as well as the timeline we must operate under to avoid the worst effects. These were the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees C Special Report, and the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA) Volume II.

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