The Evangelical Environmental Network Applauds Passage of the Energy Bill

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox: “This morning the Senate passed overwhelmingly the Energy Policy Modernization Bill, S. 2012, by a vote of 85 to 12.  Senators Murkowski (R-AK) and Cantwell (D-WA) are to be commended for their excellent bipartisan leadership on this resounding vote.” Continue reading

50,000 Pro-Life Evangelicals in Texas Calling 100% Clean Electricity by 2030

Events Held in Abilene and Dallas Nearly 50,000 pro-life Christians in Texas are calling for Gov. Abbott to create a plan for the state to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2030, as part of the Pro-Life Clean Energy Campaign of the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN). Continue reading

Problems with Pennsylvania's Fiscal Code Legislation

by Rev. Mitch Hescox We are thankful to Pennsylvania’s Governor Wolf for vetoing HB 1327, the fiscal code legislation.  As pro-life Christians, we are deeply concerned for the impacts HB 1327 would have on our children’s health. We have urged the General Assembly to allow this toxic version to fade away and pass a clean fiscal code without amendments. Continue reading

Senate Shows Bipartisan Leadership on Green Climate Fund

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox: We are thankful to Senator Kirk (R-IL), Collins (R-ME), Merkley (D-OR), and Udall (D-NM) for their bipartisan efforts in support of the Green Climate Fund.  “In this unfortunate period of extreme partisan politics, it’s a blessing to see four senators reach across the aisle to care of the ‘least of these,’” stated The Rev. Mitch Hescox, EEN’s President. Continue reading

Evangelicals Support Governor Wolf's Veto of Toxic Bill

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox: We are thankful to Governor Wolf for vetoing HB 1327, the fiscal code legislation.  As pro-life Christians, we are deeply concerned for the impacts HB 1327 would have on our children’s health. We urge the General Assembly to allow this toxic version to fade away and pass a clean fiscal code without amendments. Continue reading

Significant Commitment Made to Reduce Methane from Existing Sources 

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox: "Today in a joint press conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Obama announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin to develop regulations for methane pollution from existing oil and gas resources. A White House statement said that the EPA 'will move as expeditiously as possible to complete this task.' Continue reading

Pro-Life Christians Support Supreme Court Decision That Protects the Unborn From Mercury Pollution

A Statement by The Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox, President/C.E.O of the Evangelical Environmental Network Continue reading

Over 24,000 Pro-Life Christians in Texas Are Calling for 100% Clean Electricity by 2030

Asking Gov. Abbott and Presidential Candidates to Lead the Way Pollution harms the unborn, causing damage that last’s a lifetime.  Dirty air and water has serious consequences for the health of our children. Continue reading

Gov. Wolf Strengthens Governors Push for Clean Energy

Yesterday Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf joined a bipartisan group of 17 Governors, whose states represent over 40% of the US population, in signing an Accord where they pledge to help create a cleaner more prosperous future for our children. Continue reading

While the Sun Still Shines, Weigh in Governor Sandoval

by Alexei Laushkin Governor Sandoval (R-NV) has a strong record of responsible stewardship and the care for God’s creation, but on the recent PUC decision to cut payments to solar energy home owners, who themselves are generating energy, he has remained silent citing the propriety of influencing an ‘independent’ commission. Continue reading