A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest
The Administration’s decision is an encouraging moral commitment to serve the peoples across the world most impacted by climate disruption. We urge Congress to support these efforts.
A Moral Call
Learn more about our grassroots-based interfaith effort to persuade Congressional legislators to commit to bipartisan action on climate change.
Read the letter that FCNL and 124 other organizations sent to President Obama urging him to put forward a final rule that adequately addresses carbon pollution from our power sector.
News and Resources
FCNL urges Congress to protect the dignity of all peoples, democracy, God’s Creation, and its constitutional authority under the Commerce Clause, by opposing “Fast Track” authority for the TPP.
Read more here.
Diane Randall and 57 other heads of organizations sent a letter to Congress urging our Senators to vote 'NO' to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
Read the letter here.
On July 30th, Jose Aguto delivered comments on the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which is the strongest action ever taken by a U.S. president to address the root cause of climate disruption: human caused emissions of greenhouse gases.
Read Jose's comments here.
Religious groups and faith-based organizations the world all over are in agreement: climate disruption requires immediate action. Climate disruption disproportionately affects the poor and disenfranchised, but it also goes against the ideals of stewardship and of leaving the Earth for generations to come.
Read what these groups are saying about the environment.
FCNL Statement of Legislative Policy
"We declare that humankind must respect the ecological integrity and the sacredness of the natural world. All on this earth are interdependent, and we are strongly mindful of the call to be wise stewards of what God has provided. Friends’ testimonies have deep relevance to the global environmental crises we see unfolding around us."