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Background A Noah's Ark for Congress 

It literally takes a Noah’s ark to change minds in Congress. Let me explain. When I started working at FCNL nearly five years ago, it was hard to find a Republican member of Congress who would talk publicly about climate change.

Background Capturing the True Cost of Carbon 

With the United States pulling out of the Paris Agreement, discussions in Congress have increased on the need for tools to mitigate the effects of climate change. Pricing carbon emissions is one such tool but it has long been politically controversial.

Background Bill Analysis: The MARKET CHOICE Act 

Introduced by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the MARKET CHOICE Act is the first Republican-led bill to put a price on carbon in almost a decade.

Background The MARKET CHOICE Act 

On Monday, July 23, 2018, Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), introduced H.R. 6463, the MARKET CHOICE Act. The first Republican-led bill in more than a decade to put a price on carbon, the MARKET CHOICE Act marks an important milestone in congressional efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change.

Press Release Quaker Lobby Welcomes House Republican Effort on Climate Change 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, DC (July 23, 2018) – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) applauded the introduction today of the Republican-led MARKET CHOICE Act by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26).

Advocacy Resource Climate Questions for Candidates 

With the 2018 midterms approaching, candidates will be out in states and districts holding constituent forums and events. These events are great opportunities to engage candidates on important issues like climate change.

Inside the Greenhouse 

June, 2018

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories of your work around the country. In addition to FCNL’s staff lobbyists, this year our Advocacy Corps -- 20 young people nationwide -- are working with us for congressional action on climate change.

Inside the Greenhouse 

May, 2018

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories of your work around the country. In addition to FCNL’s staff lobbyists, this year our Advocacy Corps -- 20 young people nationwide -- are working with us for congressional action on climate change.

Bipartisan Dialogue on Climate and Infrastructure 

On May 16th, 2018, Representatives John Faso (NY-19) and Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) came to FCNL’s Quaker Welcome Center for a bipartisan conversation on climate change.

Background Question for Candidates: International Climate Action 

Climate change is a global problem that needs global solutions. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement points the U.S. in the wrong direction, endangering both our negotiating power with other nations and the well-being of communities around the world.

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