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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.

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).

Inside the Greenhouse Inside the Greenhouse 

July 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.

Press Release Quaker Lobby Endorses House Committee’s Climate Crisis Solutions 

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) endorsed the highly anticipated comprehensive congressional report, Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy and Just America, which the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released today.

Inside the Greenhouse Inside the Greenhouse 

June 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 We Cannot Bail Out the Fossil Fuel Industry During a Public Health Crisis 

On April 30, the Federal Reserve expanded its Main Street Lending Program to allow small and mid-size oil companies to access emergency COVID-19 funds. As a result, oil and gas companies have received over $113 million in COVID-19 relief meant for small businesses.

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