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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 […]

GreenFaith vs Geoengineering: Are we prepared to play God in dealing with climate change?

As policymakers face the magnitude of the 1.5-degree challenge, new technologies and approaches for capping temperature increases – referred to as climate engineering or geoengineering – are under growing discussion. By GreenFaith These approaches and technologies are in the early stages of development, carry significant uncertainty in terms of their effectiveness, are unproven at scale, […]

January 20th

Evangelicals call on Wheeler to preserve healthy methane standards, not slash them

On December 17, 2018 – the anniversary of the Clean Air Act – the public comment period ended for President Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s rollback of rules to cut pollution from oil and gas facilities. These rules, known as the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), are extremely […]

Pro-life Evangelicals call on EPA admin Wheeler to NOT dump child-poisoning mercury

Dear Acting Administrator Wheeler, For many years we have worked to protect pregnant mothers and the unborn against exposure to mercury. In 2012 we supported the Environmental Protection Agency’s Mercury Rule. Now the EPA is planning on overturning the regulation. We urge you to reconsider this action. Our commitment to Jesus Christ compels us to do […]