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Pro-life Evangelicals want to protect children from mercury poisoning. Why doesn’t Trump?

President Donald Trump and his Administration claim to be pro-life, but their actions time and again prove otherwise. This week, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has completely disregarded his agency’s mission of protecting human health by finalizing his dangerous plan to alter the lifesaving Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS). By Rev. Mitch Hescox Evangelical Environmental Network […]

Evangelicals oppose clean car rollback

The Trump Administration is about to roll back fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks that will make children sicker and make us all less safe by increasing carbon pollution at a time when we must do the opposite to avoid dangerous tipping points in our climate system. It is wrong, plain and simple. […]

Clean Power Plan: Senators put party (and fossil fuel donors) ahead of children’s health

We are deeply disappointed by the results of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) vote today on the Administration’s plan to replace the Clean Power Plan (CPP) with the so-called “Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule.” Senators were given the opportunity to put partisan differences aside and protect children’s health by rejecting the ACE Rule, and yet 53 […]

October 17th

We’re Better Than H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act

The Climate Action Now Act, which reaffirms the U.S. contribution to the international Paris Climate Accord, is up for a vote. Given its 224 cosponsors, it’s passage is a foregone conclusion. Great news, right? What’s not to like? I so wish I could be for it. But I can’t. The Rev. Jim Ball, Ph.D. Evangelical […]

Green New Deal vs Lamar Alexander’s Manhattan Project for Clean Energy – “We must NOT settle”

Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) has had a remarkable career — but it’s not over yet! It just might be that his crowning achievement awaits before his final term ends in 2020. I’m talking about his New Manhattan Project For Clean Energy, an updated version of a plan he first introduced over a decade ago. Many times successful legislation […]