Pro-Life Christians Urge Senators to Defend BLM Methane Rule

Over 95,000 pro-life Christians are calling on Senators to defend the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Methane Rule, issued in November 2016.  This regulation is under attack in Congress.  The House of Representatives has already passed legislation in the form of a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution.  This is the most extreme measure Congress can take to both kill a regulation and bar federal agencies from issuing any similar regulations in the future.  The Senate is now considering this extreme CRA approach as well. Continue reading

Key Conservative House Members Vote to Protect Life from Methane Pollution

The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) and our millions of pro-life supporters want to publicly thank the following 11 Republican members of Congress for their courageous vote to defend children from toxic pollution from over 100,000 natural gas wells on public lands: Continue reading

Members Work Across the Aisle on Energy Efficiency

The Evangelical Environmental Network is pleased to support the recently bipartisan introduced Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (ESIC).  The legislation sponsored by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) with cosponsors including Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Susan Collins (R-ME), Chris Coons (D-DE), Al Franken (D-MN), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Roger Wicker (R-MS). Continue reading

Prominent Republican Statesmen Move Toward Carbon Tax

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox:  Climate change is both the greatest challenge of our time and the greatest opportunity to create sustainable prosperity that helps lift billions out of poverty.  That’s why for over a decade the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) has advocated for market base solutions such as a carbon tax that would both reduce carbon pollution and spur our economy.   Continue reading

Christians Defend Threats to Public Lands

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox:   Our public lands are national treasures to be stewarded and preserved for us and our children. Being good stewards is part of how we honor God, the maker of all. Last week Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) heard from us, as over 1100 pro-life signed a petition and over 130 phone calls were placed to his office. These efforts and the anger of outdoors folks forced Mr. Chaffetz to withdraw HB 621, a bill designed to sell-off millions of acres of public lands. Continue reading

EEN Is Hiring a New Communications Director!

EEN is looking for a committed, faith-driven Communications Director to oversee communication efforts, provide leadership for education initiatives, engage on policy efforts, and assume development duties under the direction of the President/C.E.O. Continue reading

Pro-Life Christians Encouraged by Bipartisan Action on Land and Water Conservation

On January 12, 2017, in a rare display of bipartisan cooperation, Congressman Patrick Meehan (R, PA-7) and Congressman Raul Grijalva (D, AZ-3) introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), the nation's most popular and successful land conservation program. Our congratulations to both Congressmen!  Continue reading

On The Designation of Bear Ears & Golden Butte National Monuments

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox:  God shed His grace on America, giving us a beautiful country from sea to shining sea. Our lands are our great American heritage. We must protect their beauty and this legacy for our kids and grandkids by supporting policies and actions that preserve God’s creation and the right for all Americans to use and enjoy these places.  Continue reading

Evangelical Open Letter to President Elect Trump, Reconsider Pruitt for EPA

Today, over 70 pro-life Catholic and Evangelical leaders and 450 pro-life Christians from across the country have penned an open letter to President-elect Trump asking him to reconsider and withdraw the nomination of Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and to name someone with a more even handed record of protecting human life from pollution.  The letter and its contents are below (to add your name click here). Continue reading

EPA Takes Important Step on Methane Pollution

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox: Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an important step in the right direction on protecting our children from pollution that threatens their health. Continue reading