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We, a coalition of diverse faith traditions, are united across theological lines by a common moral call to affirm and support the dignity of all people and to care for all of God’s creation. We therefore join with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their efforts to protect their sovereignty, water, culture, lifeways, and sacred sites.
Read the statement of support here.
On April 11, 121 religious traditions and organizations across the nation representing tens of millions of Americans delivered a letter to the U.S. Congress, urging their support for the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The letter asks Congress to appropriate $750 million for GCF for Fiscal Year 2017.
Read the letter here.
In the past year, following Rep. Chris Gibson’s (R, NY-19) introduction of H. Res. 424, the Republican resolution on climate change, the political will to address climate change in a bipartisan fashion in Congress has steadily grown.
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On May 19th, FCNL joined the American Friends Service Committee, Quaker Council for European Affairs, Quaker Peace & Social Witness, and the Quaker UN Office in releasing a shared Quaker statement on TTIP and free trade agreements.
Read the statement here.
Leaders of 34 National Faith Communities around the United States sent a letter to Congress today in support of a resolution introduced by 11 Republican members that commits Congress to studying and addressing climate change, including human activities that have an impact.
Read the press release here.
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.
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.