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Background Bill Analysis: MARKET CHOICE Act 

On. Sept. 26, 2019, Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1), Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Francis Rooney (FL-19), and Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the bipartisan MARKET CHOICE Act.

Background Bill Analysis: The America Wins Act 

On Aug. 2, 2019, Reps. John Larson (CT-1), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC), Stephen Lynch (MA-8), and Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced the America Wins Act.

Update Faith Restored After a Week of Youth Climate Activism 

As a 22-year-old, I fall into the “transitional generation.” We exist somewhere between millennials and Generation Z—so I’ve become well-versed in all the critiques of both groups. I came of age hearing that millennials were politically apathetic and civically disengaged, and that Gen Z was too busy with their phones to take charge of the world. As a collective group of young people, adults perceived us as lazy, uninterested and detached from reality. Or so they thought.

Update Six Ways to Save the planet – and Ourselves  

This is powerful: hundreds of thousands of people across the globe will participate in a #climatestrike this week through creative, grassroots campaigns and actions. This dramatic momentum will push the demand to reduce carbon emissions. It will raise awareness, and it will spur commitment to change–change that must happen in business and industry, in schools and local communities, and especially policy change by national governments.

Action Alert Young Climate Activists Need Your Support 

On Sept. 20, youth across the world are participating in a global climate strike. As world leaders prepare to gather at the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York City, the strikers are drawing attention to the need for comprehensive climate solutions.

Letter Faith Community Urges Congress to Promote Clean Energy  

On Sept. 10, FCNL joined a coalition of 17 faith organizations in sending a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee. We asked members of Congress to prioritize clean energy tax incentives as they advance tax policy this year. This would be a key step to meaningfully lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

Update New Methane Regulatory Rollback Poses Serious Consequences 

On August 29, the Trump administration announced yet another plan to lift regulations on methane emissions.

Background Inside the Greenhouse 

September 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 As the Amazon Burns, Will World Leaders Respond? 

The Amazon is burning. Fires are blazing at record rates through the carbon-rich rain forest, known as the “lungs of the earth.”

Background Carbon Pricing Legislation Comparisons 

Several different bills to put a price on carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions have been introduced in the 116th Congress. This chart provides a detailed, side-by-side comparison of bills under consideration in the House and senate.

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