A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest
Read the letter that was sent on January 8th urging all Senators to vote NO on any version of S.1 that would approve construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
A Moral Call
Learn more about our grassroots-based interfaith effort to persuade Congressional legislators to commit to bipartisan action on climate change.
The White House
Read the letter that FCNL and 10 other faith organizations sent to President Obama to applaud him for his recent actions to protect God’s people and all creation from climate change.
News and Resources
As Quakers, we are called to work for the peaceable Kingdom of God on the whole Earth, in right sharing with all peoples. We recognize a moral duty to cherish Creation for future generations.
Read the shared statement here.
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.
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."