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Background The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 

Bill Analysis of H.R. 763

On Jan. 24, Reps. Ted Deutch (D-FL-22), Francis Rooney (R-FL-19), Charlie Crist (D-FL-13), Judy Chu (D-CA-27), Anna Eshoo (D-CA-18), Scott Peters (D-CA-52), and Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03) introduced the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 (EICDA).

Background Inside the Greenhouse 

January 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 New Congress Brings New Opportunities for Climate Agenda 

The 116th Congress will have new opportunities to advance climate solutions. As we begin a new year, I’m reflecting on the biggest climate developments in 2018 and thinking about what comes next as we work toward an earth restored.

Update Grassroots Action Pushes Green Deal to the Forefront  

As Washington, D.C. prepares to welcome a new Congress in January, there has been much conversation and activism surrounding a bold new climate change agenda called a Green New Deal. FCNL is excited by the momentum and elevation of the need for ambitious climate policy. We also remain committed to building up bipartisan support for climate action in the 116th Congress.

Background Inside the Greenhouse 

December 2018

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

Background The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2018 

Bill Analysis of H.R. 7173

On Nov. 27, Reps. Ted Deutch (FL-22), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Francis Rooney (FL-19), John Delaney (MD-06), and Charlie Crist (FL-13) introduced H.R. 7173, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2018 (EICDA). This is the first bipartisan carbon pricing bill of its kind and is an exciting advancement of Congressional efforts to price carbon emissions and reduce greenhouse gases.

Press Release Quaker Lobby Welcomes Bipartisan Climate Change Legislation 

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) applauded today’s introduction of the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2018 (EICDA) by Reps. Ted Deutch (D-FL), John Delaney (D-MD), Charlie Crist (D-FL), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Francis Rooney (R-FL).

Update What’s Next for the Climate Solutions Caucus? 

The recent midterm elections gave us new reasons to hope that Congress will pursue policies to curb the harmful effects of climate change. The election of new members with professional scientific backgrounds, and members who campaigned on a climate platform, brings important momentum to addressing the issue.

Background Inside the Greenhouse 

November 2018

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 Faith Leaders Decry Environmental Regulatory Rollbacks 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) joined 132 faith-based organizations from 33 states in urging the Trump Administration to reverse the rollbacks of crucial environmental safeguards.

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