A Faithful and Moral Call to Conscience: The U.S. Congress is pivotal to national and global efforts to meet the challenge of climate disruption. However, for Congress to be part of the solution, leadership is needed from members of both political parties.
Bob Schultz, a member of Friends Committee for National Legislation’s General Committee and a dedicated citizen lobbyist, has been working for years to cultivate bipartisan political will to address climate change in Congress. Read about his success story here.
Take a look at the monthly newsletter “Inside the Greenhouse” from the Friends Committee on National Legislation. It provides an insight into FCNL’s environmental work, discusses opportunities to engage members of Congress on environmental issues, and shares stories of your work around the country.
Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB) has produced a short leaflet calling on the UK government to take action to create a sustainable future for its citizens. To build sustainable peace, NFPB calls for the government to build the conditions for peace by addressing the causes of war as well promoting non-military responses to conflict. This includes promoting positive yet effective climate action to achieve the reductions in carbon emissions.
Read the two page leaflet to see the other actions that can be taken in order to build sustainable peace.
Friends Committee on National Legislation shares how a dedicated citizen lobbyist and a member of their General Committee, Bob Schultz, has been successful in cultivating bipartisan political will to address climate change in Congress, US.
Bob’s personal motivation and dedication to lobby and act on climate change, led to his Democratic Representative Ann Kuster joining the bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus (a bipartisan group of legislators regularly working on ways to advance climate solutions) with Republican Representative Mike Coffman.
Read more about Bob’s successful journey and the next steps forward.